Author(s): Lavanya Suku, Santhi Appavu

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DOI: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00075   

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.
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Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
The study aimed at assessing the effect of video teaching programme on knowledge 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. Knowledge questionnaire and was prepared to assess the knowledge which was administered by using interiew technique. 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 questionnaire. Results: the mean posttest knowledge score (16.78) was significantly higher than the mean pretest knowledge (10.11) the calculated “t” value for knowledge is 18.67 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 Techniques: Outcome on Knowledge among Postnatal Primi Mothers. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(3):322-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00075

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Lavanya Suku, Santhi Appavu. Breastfeeding Techniques: Outcome on Knowledge among Postnatal Primi Mothers. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(3):322-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00075   Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-3-17


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