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Table 3 Comparison of mother’s prenatal BSE after intervention (post-test)

From: Impacts of antenatal nursing interventions on mothers’ breastfeeding self-efficacy: an experimental study

Prenatal BSE itemsControl (n = 60)Experimental (n = 57)P-Value (Two-sided)
I can make time to breastfeed my baby even when I feel busy.2.82 (1.03)3.42 (1.00)0.002
I can breastfeed my baby even when I am tired.2.65 (1.15)3.47 (1.02)< 0.0001
I can schedule my day around the breastfeeding of my baby.2.52 (0.93)3.16 (1.07)0.001
I can breastfeed my baby when I am upset.2.53 (1.07)3.42 (1.07)< 0.0001
I can breastfeed my baby even if it causes mild discomfort.2.65 (1.12)3.19 (1.09)0.009
I can use a breast pump to obtain milk.2.22 (1.08)2.96 (1.13)< 0.0001
I can prepare breast milk so others can breastfeed my baby.2.37 (1.25)3.05 (1.09)0.002
I can find out what I need to know about breastfeeding my baby.2.45 (0.91)3.53 (.80)< 0.0001
I can find the information I need about problems I have breastfeeding my baby.2.38 (0.85)3.42 (.87)< 0.0001
I know who to ask if I have any questions about breastfeeding my baby.2.43 (0.98)3.65 (.77)< 0.0001
I can call a physician if I have problems breastfeeding.1.93 (0.97)2.81 (1.01)< 0.0001
I can talk to my healthcare provider about breastfeeding my baby.2.78 (0.98)3.82 (.71)< 0.0001
I can breastfeed my baby when my family or friends are with me.2.70 (1.18)3.58 (1.21)< 0.0001
I can breastfeed my baby around people I do not know.2.12 (1.14)3.28 (1.26)< 0.0001
I can breastfeed my baby when my husband is with me.3.37 (1.03)4.19 (0.79)< 0.0001
I can breastfeed my baby without feeling embarrassed.2.47 (1.02)3.12 (0.91)< 0.0001
I can choose to breastfeed my baby even if my husband does not want me to.3.38 (0.92)4.25 (0.76)< 0.0001
I can choose to breastfeed my baby even if my family does not want me to.4.03 (0.82)4.40 (0.56)0.005
I can talk to my husband about the importance of breastfeeding my baby.3.92 (0.85)4.35 (0.64)0.002
I can breastfeed my baby for two years.3.30 (1.03)3.75 (0.87)0.001
Total prenatal BSE55.02 (9.49)70.84 (8.68)< 0.0001
  1. Independent t-test was performed for all statistical analyses. The numbers are in mean (standard deviation).