Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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Ability of Newborn to Initiate Breastfeeding through Breast Crawl



Address:   P. Yasodha
Asst. Professor, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore- 44.
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ABSTRACT:
An interventional study was undertaken to assess the ability of newborn to initiate breastfeeding through breast crawl method. Quasi experimental one group post test only design was adopted, purposive sample of 22 participants were selected for the study. Modified LATCH Breastfeeding Assessment scale was used to assess the ability of newborn. Soon after delivery, newborns were placed in breast crawl position and mothers were instructed to hold their newborns. Uninterrupted skin to skin contact was maintained until the completion of breast crawl. Appropriate statistical technique was used to analyze the data. The result revealed that, most of the newborns were actively initiated breastfeeding through breast crawl method.
KEYWORDS:
Breast feeding, breast crawl, initiation of breast feeding, ability of newborn.
Cite:
P. Yasodha. Ability of Newborn to Initiate Breastfeeding through Breast Crawl. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 2(1):Jan. - Mar., 2014; Page 12-14.
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