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Awareness of Mothers towards breast feeding in Allahabad City

Journal: International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (Vol.2, No. 4)

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Page : 1892-1895

Keywords : Infants; breast feeding; awareness; health; infants growth; Colostrum;

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Breast feeding an ideal food for infants, it has been found beneficial not only to the infants but also to the mothers. Mother milk is complete food for infants its provides nourishment for the first six months of infant's life. It provides all the essential nutrients for infant's growth and development. Breast feeding is an unequalled way of providing ideal food for the healthy growth and development of infants, it is also an integral part of the reproductive process with important implications for the health of mothers. In this paper we proposed a study awareness of mother and her infant's urban area of Allahabad City. In this study we discovered and discussed awareness of mothers how to responsible to feeding pattern of infants growth and development age of 0-12 months. The questionnaire based survey of mothers and her infants aged 0-12 months was conducted in 200 mothers. Our proposed study shown that 97.5% mothers were aware about the breast feed practices and other are not feed due to illness of mother and some other reason, so they are not given breast feed to their infants. 91% mothers are aware to given colostrums because it is the first preventive mother milk for infants. Sangita Srivastava | Jyotshna Singh"Awareness of Mothers towards breast feeding in Allahabad City" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-2 | Issue-4 , June 2018, URL:

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