International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022

A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Importance of Colostrum among Antenetal Mothers at Selected Hospitals Mysuru

Jiji .V [2] | Biji Kuriakose [2]

Abstract: Background: The first milk is the most suitable food for the newborn. It is athick and yellow coloured, the shastra call it "Peeyusha" (equal to amrita, "the liquor of life") and western science uses the word Colostrum. For most of the children breastfeeding making the difference between life and death and it is the infants passport to life. The purpose of this study to assess the knowledge regarding importance of colostrum feedings among antenatal mothers at selected hospitals at Mysore. Methodology: A descriptive approach was adopted for the study. Research was done using a descriptive survey design. The sample size was 80 antenatal mothers from Kamakshi and Apollo Hospitals at Mysuru. Purposive sampling was used to choose the sample. Data was gathered through questionnaire which consists of questions to assess the knowledge and data was then analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics.

Keywords: Colostrum, Antenatal

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,

Pages: 212 - 215

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