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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2021, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 24) Last page : ( 26)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00006.5

Breastfeeding: Outcome on attitude among postnatal primi mothers

Mrs. Suku Lavanya1,*, Dr. Appavu Santhi2

1Assistant Professor, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai

2Principal, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai

*Corresponding Author E-mail: lavjacob88@gmail.com

Online published on 27 April, 2021.

Abstract

The study aimed at assessing the effect of video teaching programme on attitude regarding breastfeeding techniques among postnatal primi mothers.

Methods

A quantitative research approach with one group pretest posttest research design was adopted. The sample consisted of 60 postnatal primi mothers selected by purposive sampling. Three point Likert scale was prepared to assess the attitude. Video teaching program on breastfeeding techniques was given for 30 minutes. Various aspects of breastfeeding techniques were included in this teaching program. Posttest was done after one week with the same likert scale.

Results

The mean posttest knowledge score (22.96) was significantly higher than the mean pretest (18.88) the calculated “t” value for attitude was 7.023 was higher than the table value of 0.05 level of significance.

Conclusion

These results support that the video teaching program was effective in improving the knowledge of postnatal primi mothers regarding breastfeeding techniques.

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Keywords

Breast feeding techniques, Postnatal primi mothers.

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