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Knowledge, awareness and breast-feeding practices of postnatal mothers in a rural teaching hospital: a cross sectional survey
International Journal of Reproduction Contraception Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breastfeeding has several benefits for both the infants and mothers. Despite the evidence of the protective, immunological and psychological beneficial factors seen in breast milk, a decline in breastfeeding rates has been documented in India. The objective of the present study was to examine the knowledge, attitude and practices in breastfeeding in the postnatal mothers of a rural hospital.Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out among randomly selected postnatal mothers indoi:10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20175255 fatcat:bmpjt4advfcvjchewstzg5rjd4