Author(s): Lavanya Suku, Santhi Appavu


DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00006.5   

Address: Mrs. Lavanya Suku1, Dr. Santhi Appavu2
1Assistant Professor, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
2Principal, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021

The study aimed at assessing the effect of video teaching programme on attitude regarding breastfeeding techniques among postnatal primi mothers. Methods: A quantitative research approach with one group pretest posttest research design was adopted. The sample consisted of 60 postnatal primi mothers selected by purposive sampling. Three point Likert scale was prepared to assess the attitude. Video teaching program on breastfeeding techniques was given for 30 minutes. Various aspects of breastfeeding techniques were included in this teaching program. Posttest was done after one week with the same likert scale. Results: the mean posttest knowledge score (22.96) was significantly higher than the mean pretest (18.88) the calculated “t” value for attitude was 7.023 was higher than the table value of 0.05 level of significance. Conclusion: These results support that the video teaching program was effective in improving the knowledge of postnatal primi mothers regarding breastfeeding techniques.

Cite this article:
Lavanya Suku, Santhi Appavu. Breastfeeding: Outcome on attitude among Postnatal primi Mothers. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(1):24-26. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00006.5

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