Background: Breastfeeding is one of the most important determinants of child survival, birth spacing, and prevention of childhood infections. The importance of exclusive breastfeeding and the immunological and nutritional values of breast milk has been demonstrated. Materials and Methods: A quantitative approach and non-experimental descriptive design was adopted. The study was conducted on 60 postnatal mothers admitted at NRI General Hospital using convenient sampling technique. Data were collected structured knowledge questionnaire and obtained data were analysed by descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Regarding the breastfeeding self-efficacy among post-natal mothers, 23.3% mothers had low confidence, 33.3% mothers had moderate confidence, 43.3% mothers had high confidence. Conclusion: The findings revealed that the improve the breast feeding self-efficacy of postnatal Mother’s.
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Kambham Jahnavi, S. Gomathi. A Study to assess the breast feeding self-efficacy among postnatal mothers at NRI General Hospital Guntur Dist., Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(4):389-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00090
Kambham Jahnavi, S. Gomathi. A Study to assess the breast feeding self-efficacy among postnatal mothers at NRI General Hospital Guntur Dist., Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(4):389-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00090 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-4-13
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