Sanchi Aggarwal


Social, Physical & Psychological problems contribute for the low feeding rates in India. Apart from this the lack of adequate information, awareness among the women regarding breastfeeding needs to be addressed at the grass root level. Keeping these factors in mind the study was planned with the objective of finding out if educational intervention brings any significant difference in the knowledge and attitude of pregnant women towards breastfeeding practices attending antenatal clinics of urban health center at Mysore.

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Educational intervention has shown a significant improvement in the knowledge status of pregnant women towards Infant and Young Child feeding Practices. Both the methods of intervention, Video and Pamphlet were effective in promoting the right information and correct techniques of breastfeeding as well as in developing a positive attitude towards exclusively breastfeeding of the infants among the pregnant women


DALY : Disability-Adjusted Life-Years WHO : World Health Organization NFHS : National Family Health Survey

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I would like to express my deep gratitude to Dr. Prakash for his patient guidance, enthusiastic encouragement and useful critiques of this research work. I really appreciate his advice and assistance in keeping my progress on schedule. His willingness to give his time so generously has been very much appreciated. Finally, I wish to thank my parents for their support and encouragement throughout my study



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