International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | General Studies | India | Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021 | Rating: 4.8 / 10


Assessment of the Problems Faced During Breastfeeding in Caesarean Delivery Women in Selected Hospital in a View to Develop Self Instruction Module

Pooja Devi [3]


Abstract: Breastfeeding problems after cesarean delivery for women may require specific instructions and interventions for breastfeeding success. The objective of this study was To assess the level of problems faced during breastfeeding among women undergone caesarean delivery, to find the association between the pretest level of development on breastfeeding techniques, positions & tips with selected demographic variable, to develop self - instructional module based on problems of breast feeding among women undergone caesarean delivery, to identify the development of self - instructional module in terms of gain in development regarding problems faced during breastfeeding among women undergone caesarean delivery. Sixty cesarean delivery women aged 27 to 41 were recruited through a Selected hospital, Panchkula. The women were interviewed with a questionnaire exploring their breastfeeding experiences and support needs after delivery, and use of artificial infant milk. All women - initiated breastfeeding; 81% (n=13) breastfed their infant within 2 hours. Cesarean delivery was associated with specialized breastfeeding needs, but epidural anesthesia by itself was not. Eighty - two percent (n=9) of Women with Caesarean delivery facing breastfeeding problems, while only one of the women who had epidural anesthesia gave her infant artificial infant milk. Women who have Cesarean deliveries may require additional breastfeeding interventions. method: The setting selected was conducted in selected Hospital; Ambala. The instrument used for the study was a self - instructional Module. A total of 60 Women after cesarean delivery were select by using purposive sampling technique. Result: The results of the present study revealed that, in the pretest 60% women had inadequate development, 20% of the mothers had moderately adequate development. In the post test, only 33.3% have moderately adequate development and 66.7% had acquired adequate development, and no one had inadequate development in posttest. The pre test mean was 10.43 with 2.25 standard deviation and that of post test was 23.87 with 4.32 standard deviation. The calculated? value was 24.32, which is higher than the table ?t? value 3.46 at 59df with 0.001 level of significance. It shows that there is significant difference (p<0.001) in pre test and post test development scores. There was significant association between post test development scores on Treatment of breastfeeding problems with age (11.33), occupational status (5.91), education (8.32), family income per month (9.34), type of house (6.68), religion (1.30), number of children (3.05), place of residence (1.18) and type of delivery (9.18)). Where the obtained chi square values were significant at 0.05 level of significance. Conclusion: The study concluded that the self - instructional module regarding Treatment of breastfeeding problems was effective in order to improve the development of women.


Keywords: Assessment, Breastfeeding, cesarean Delivery, women, developments, self instruction module


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021,


Pages: 931 - 934


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