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International Journal of Home Science

2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 3, PART E

Practices of rural mothers regarding infant’s feeding (Birth-2 years)

Author(s): Dr. Chandra Kumari and Shweta Kumari
Abstract:
This research project addresses the practices of rural mothers regarding infants’ feeding (birth –2 years). The purpose of this project has been to assess the practices regarding infants’ feeding among rural mothers; to determine the association between practice responses and selected socio – demographic variables and to determine the nutritional status of infants (Birth – 2 years). Study was conducted on hundred rural mothers of Silao, Nalanda (Bihar).The self-constructed interview schedule was used to analyse the practices of mothers about infant feeding (birth–2 years). Statistical analysis was performed using frequency, percentage and chi–square. Results showed that majority of mothers have knowledge regarding infant feeding. Nutritional status is normal in sixty one per cent but poor in thirty nine per cent.
Pages: 269-273  |  177 Views  14 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Chandra Kumari, Shweta Kumari. Practices of rural mothers regarding infant’s feeding (Birth-2 years). Int J Home Sci 2016;2(3):269-273.
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