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Introduction: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is recommended for the first six months of age by the World Health Organization. By the time these targets were set in 2012, India was well on its way to reaching a national exclusive breastfeeding rate of 50%. Today, 55% of children under six months are exclusively breastfed in the country. While this should be celebrated, progress must continue so that all children are able to thrive.1
The present study title - A study assess the knowledge and practice regarding exclusive breastfeeding among primipara mothers at Selected Hospital of Pune city. The objective was assess the knowledge and practice regarding exclusive breastfeeding among primipara mothers.
Material and Methods: Researcher adopted nonexperimental descriptive research design. It was carried out on 60 samples. The Non-probability convenient sampling technique was used to data was collected using self-structured questionnaire and checklist for practices. Data analysis was done mainly using descriptive statistics.
Result: study result showed that the .48.3% mothers were having moderately adequate knowledge, 25% of them were having adequate knowledge and only 18.3%of them were having inadequate knowledge. 53.3% mothers were having average practices, 28.3 % of them were having good practices and only 18.3 them were having poor practices among the primipara mothers Conclusion: study concluded that primipara mothers having adequate knowledge and practices regarding breastfeeding
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