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Research Article

Which Benefits and Harms of Using Fenugreek as a Galactogogue Need to Be Discussed during Clinical Consultations? A Delphi Study among Breastfeeding Women, Gynecologists, Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Lactation Consultants, and Pharmacists

Table 1

Sociodemographic and practice details of the healthcare providers who are often consulted by breastfeeding women ().

Variable%

Gender
 Male3053.6
 Female2646.4
Age (years)
 <403053.6
 ≥402646.4
Have you breastfed
 Yes19
 No7
Number of infants
 07
 14
 23
 ≥312
Academic qualifications
 B.S.2137.5
 M.S.58.9
 M.D.2850.0
 Ph.D.23.6
Specialty
 Gynecology/obstetrics1017.9
 Pediatrics58.9
 Family medicine1628.6
 Lactation consultant nurse1323.2
 Pharmacist1221.4
Number of years in practice
 5–92341.1
 ≥103358.9
How often do you recommend herbal galactagogues for breastfeeding women?
 Quite often3969.6
 Sometimes1730.4
How often do you discuss herbal galactagogues that breastfeeding women could be using during your consultations with them?
 Quite often3257.1
 Sometimes2442.9

question was for healthcare providers who were female in gender. were based on the number of female panelists; B.S.: Bachelor of Science, M.S.: Master of Science, M.D.: Doctor of Medicine, and Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy.

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