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Natl J Community Med. 2018; 9(10): 778-782

Do Mothers from Urban Area Optimally Breastfeed Their Babies as Compared to Mothers in Village? - A Cross-Sectional Community Survey in Vadodara District

Manish M Kathad, Divyangkumar N Patel, Shiv Patel, Simoni Sarodia, Krupali Savaliya, Heli Shah, Kunal Shah.

Introduction: In India, despite numerous initiatives by government and private NGOs on breastfeeding, there has been poor improvement in rate of exclusive breastfeeding. Current study aimed to perform comparative analysis of rural and urban community’s perspectives on exclusive breastfeeding in Vadodara city
Methods: Hundred mother-newborn babies’ pairs (n=50 from village and n=50 from town)were selected for this cross-sectional survey. Demographic information along with knowledge, attitude and practices’ details about exclusive breastfeeding was obtained. Differences in approaches were assessed using chi square and t-test for categorical and continuous variable respectively.P

Key words: Breastfeeding, Knowledge, Practices, Vadodara

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