A study to assess the knowledge and attitude on breast milk banking Among postnatal mothers in a view to develop information Booklet in Selected hospitals Uttar Pradesh
Author(s):
Chitra prajapati , jasmi manu, vaneja
Keywords:
Knowledge attitude breast milk post-natal mothers’ information booklet
Abstract
Milk banks are an essential requirement if all newborns are to benefit from the advantages of human milk, which is probably not well acknowledge. The majority of milk banks in India are located within hospitals, and the butter from either of these banks is only used for babies admitted to the hospital's neonatal unit. This study aims to assess the knowledge and attitude on breast milk banking among post- natal mothers in a view to develop an information booklet in selected hospitals Uttar Pradesh. Methods: The method utilized was a cross-sectional survey. The study was done in postnatal wards at a few hospitals in Uttar Pradesh. The participants in this research were postnatal moms from a few hospitals. The research included 200 postpartum women as a sample size. A non-probability convenient sampling strategy was used as a sample technique. Results: The women were only about 27.8 years old, had 10.6 years of education, were mostly married and primiparous, were generally employed, and belonging to the middle class. Prenatal care was provided to all women, but just a handful were given information on organ donation. The surplus milk was the major reason for the gift. There was no link between the parameters studied and the moms' knowledge. Mothers according to knowledge level .in that majority of 190 (95%) having Average level on breast milk banking, as mean knowledge score of mothers is 17.37±1.21. According to attitude level, the majority of mother i.e., 134 (67%) having Average level attitude on breast milk banking, as the mean of attitude score of mothers are 51.54±7.56. There will be no correlation between the demographic variables considered and mothers' knowledge of breast milk banking. With the exception of mother's age, family type, number of children, and prior knowledge of breast milk banking, there was a link between mothers' knowledge of breast milk banking and their demographic factors. There will be no significant relationship between the demographic characteristics chosen and mothers' attitudes about breast milk banking. The chosen demographic factors, such as mother's age, family type, number of children, and family income, revealed a significant relationship between the studied demographic cha
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Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6

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