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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing

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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
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International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
Assess the effectiveness of planned intervention on weaning process in terms of knowledge and practice among mothers of infant in selected area of Rajkot city

Namrataben Y Oza and Dr. Priyesh Jain

Background: The birth of a child is a significant event in any family. Good nutrition is especially important to promote good physical health of the child to build up healthy life. Nutritional status of infant will be based on breast feeding and weaning practices.
Objective: To assess the effectiveness of planned intervention on weaning process in terms of knowledge and practice among mothers of infant.
Method: Present study is community based pre experimental study included 300 samples. A non-probability Convenience sampling technique is use for collecting data among mother of infant who meet the designated set of criteria during the period of data collection in the Rajkot district.
Results: The mean Post-test Knowledge score was 8.21(82.1%) higher than mean Pre-test Knowledge score was 5.09(50.9%) with the mean difference of 3.12. The mean Post-test Practice score was 8.073(80.73%) higher than mean Pre-test Practice score was 5.607(56.07%) with the mean difference of 2.466.
Conclusion: Hence it was proved that the Planned Intervention was effective in increasing knowledge and practice of mothers of infant in selected area of Rajkot district.
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How to cite this article:
Namrataben Y Oza, Dr. Priyesh Jain. Assess the effectiveness of planned intervention on weaning process in terms of knowledge and practice among mothers of infant in selected area of Rajkot city. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2020;2(2):09-10.
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