14Oct 2020

KNOWLEDGE OF MOTHERS TOWARD BREASTFEEDING: EFFECT OF COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM, KOSTI LOCALITY, SUDAN 2020

  • Assistant Professor in Community Health Nursing / University of El Imam El Mahdi Kosti / Sudan.
  • Assistant Professor Nursing Department / College of Applied Medical Sciences/ University of HafrAlbatin KSA.
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Breast feeding is considered as the basic nutrition of the newborn and infant with much benefits for both infant and mother, so it has to be started early and exclusively for 6months then continued with complementary feeding. In the current study, most of the participants found to be in the age group of 20-30years and they are illiterate or with primary level of education. Knowledge of the participants in the interventional group revealed noticeable change in the post interventional phase particularly Knowledge about benefits of breast feeding for children which revealed significant difference between pre interventional phase (44.4% ) and post interventional phase (91.9% ) in the intervention group. Based on this study findings it is concluded that health education programs are needed in the study area to promote under-five childrens health.


[Gamalat Gibrail Dawood and Selwa Y. Abdeldafie (2020); KNOWLEDGE OF MOTHERS TOWARD BREASTFEEDING: EFFECT OF COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM, KOSTI LOCALITY, SUDAN 2020 Int. J. of Adv. Res. 8 (Oct). 01-07] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Dr.Selwa Y Abdeldafie
Assistant Professor NursingDepartment / College of Applied Medical Sciences/ University of HafrAlbatin KSA
Saudi Arabia

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/11815       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/11815


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