International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 12, Part F (2018)
A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching program on knowledge regarding breast feeding among the Primigravida mothers who have under gone LSCS in B.L.D.E.A’s hospital, Vijayapur
Jayashree Pujari, Suchitra Rati, Geeta and Shreekant Savakar
The first year of life is crucial in laying the foundation of good health. At these specific biological and psychological needs must be met to ensure the survival and healthy development of the child into a future adult. Breast feeding is ideal method suited for the physiological and psychological needs of the infants. During antenatal period the mother and fetus are physically linked and mother feeds her baby completely through her placenta. After birth, breast feeding creates a unique bond between the mother and her baby.
A pre experimental one group pre and post test research design was used for the study. The knowledge level of subject was determined by using a self structured interview schedule following which a planned teaching was administered on the same day. The conceptional frame work is based on Genera system theory. A post test w as conducted to determine the knowledge level of the subjects on the seventh day by using the self structured interview schedule was conducted on B.L.D.E.A’s Hospital Vijayapur. Samples of 30 primigravid mothers were selected by using purposive sampling technique.
The mean pre test knowledge score of samples is 12.83 and over all post test knowledge score of the respondents is 17.46. This shows that knowledge of respondents regarding breast feeding has increased after administration of planned teaching program.
Conclusions: The finding of the study supports the effectiveness of planned teaching programme is increasing the knowledge regarding breast feeding among primigravida mothers who have under gone LSCS.
How to cite this article:
Jayashree Pujari, Suchitra Rati, Geeta and Shreekant Savakar. A study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching program on knowledge regarding breast feeding among the Primigravida mothers who have under gone LSCS in B.L.D.E.A’s hospital, Vijayapur. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(12): 416-424.