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Assessment of Knowledge about Exclusive Breast Feeding among Pregnant Women Attending at Gynecological Out Patient Department in Dhaka Medical College & Hospital

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dc.contributor.author Rahman, Habibur
dc.date.accessioned 2019-12-15T09:08:41Z
dc.date.available 2019-12-15T09:08:41Z
dc.date.issued 2018-01-15
dc.identifier.citation Bibliographical Referencing pages 42-43 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/408
dc.description This dissertation is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2018-01-15 en_US
dc.description.abstract Background: Almost all infants, breastfeeding remains the simplest, healthiest and least expensive feeding method that fulfills the infants' needs. The numerous benefits of breastfeeding are of public health relevance for developing countries as well as for industrialized nations. Objectives: To identify the level of mothers knowledge about Exclusive Breast Feeding who are attending in Gynecological out Patient department at Dhaka Medical College & Hospital. Methodology: Method of the study was a cross sectional type of descriptive study which was conduct through face to face interviews, by using questionnaire with informed consent of the participants. Data were numerically coded and captured in Excel, using an SPSS 20 version software program. Results: Most of the participants out of 100 mothers 43(43%) completed primary education, 23 (23%) S.S.C pass, 21(21%) mothers passing H.S.C+ above degree, and illiterate 13(13%), most of the mothers’ who are highly or secondary educational level completed they have good knowledge about benefits and advantage of exclusive breast feeding for baby’s health with growth and development. So it is proved that there is a significant relation between educational levels of pregnant mother with exclusive breast feeding. In a word it is proved which mothers’ are well educated they know better than about exclusive breast feeding from lower or illiterate mothers. Conclusion: It was realized that millions of children die worldwide each year because of faulty or no knowledge regarding the benefits of exclusive breast feeding and initiation of proper weaning at the correct time. These sufferings were unnecessary and preventable. Mothers’ were not properly aware about exclusive breast feeding but a disparity was observed between their perception and practice. Key words: Pregnancy, Exclusive breast feeding, Breast feeding, Colostrums Complementary feeding, Weaning food, Para, Gravid. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher CRP Nursing College, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh en_US
dc.subject Pregnancy en_US
dc.subject Exclusive breast feeding en_US
dc.subject Colostrums complementary feeding en_US
dc.subject Weaning food en_US
dc.subject Para en_US
dc.subject Gravid en_US
dc.title Assessment of Knowledge about Exclusive Breast Feeding among Pregnant Women Attending at Gynecological Out Patient Department in Dhaka Medical College & Hospital en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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