Exploratory Study to Assess the Cultural Practices Related to Infant Care among the Mothers
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018

Exploratory Study to Assess the Cultural Practices Related to Infant Care among the Mothers

Manisha Kulkarni, Sunil Kulkarni

child and infancy period are culturally important during which there is strong adhere to traditional practices. The objective of this study was to determine the cultural practices among the mothers of the infants and to find out the association between cultural practices with selected socio-demographic variables.Materials and Methods.-A quantitative research approach with exploratory survey design was used. The sample size was 50 by using non-probability simple random sampling technique was adopted. Tool was used structure mixed quationaire and interview technique was used. Collected data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics.Results-The percentage of the babies not feed with colostrums was 70 %.Pre-lacteal feed given 98.33 %.Initiation of breast feeding within one hour reported by 10 % of mothers.5 % babies bathed immediately after birth. Exclusive breast feeding in 26.60 %.Majority of babies (97 %) were applied kajal in the eyes. Application of cowdung on the cord was done in 5 %.In the olden days, the clothes for infants weared were new as the baby newly comes in home.

Keywords: Infant, Cultural practices, Mothers

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018

Pages: 1450 - 1453

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Manisha Kulkarni, Sunil Kulkarni, "Exploratory Study to Assess the Cultural Practices Related to Infant Care among the Mothers", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART2019778, Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018, 1450 - 1453

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