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Authors

Sanchi Aggarwal

Abstract

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.

Conflict of Interest

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

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