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International Journal of Home Science

2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART I

Assessment of the effect of mothers education on infant’s feeding practices

Author(s): Khushboo Sharda and Dr. Garima Babel
Abstract:
A cross sectional study on 250 preschool children (2-5years) along with their mothers was undertaken among Girwah tehsil of Udaipur city. The study aimed to assess the impact of mother’s educational status on prevailing infant feeding practices and immunization status. Results revealed that education have significant impact on mother’s ability to take care their children as education develops rational thinking ability that help to nurture children in an appropriate way. In present study maximum of graduate (and post graduate mothers adopted appropriate infant feeding practices such as feeding colostrums, initiation of breast feed within a hour from birth, exclusive breastfeed till 6 months, weaning from 6 months and breast feeding till the age of 18- 24 months etc and completely immunize their children.
Pages: 577-580  |  271 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Khushboo Sharda, Dr. Garima Babel. Assessment of the effect of mothers education on infant’s feeding practices. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(2):577-580.
International Journal of Home Science