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Paediatric Staff Nurses Knowledge Regarding Human Milk Banking Working in Kashiben Gordhandas Patel Children Hospital, Baroda, Gujarat


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Background of the study: WHO and UNICEF state that the use of human milk from other sources should be the first alternative when it is not possible for the mother to breastfeed. Human milk banks should be made available in appropriate situations. A human milk bank is a service established for collecting, screening, processing, storing and distributing donated human milk. Objectives: 1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding human milk banking among paediatric staff nurses. 2. To find out the association between knowledge score with selected demographic variables. Materials and methods: The data were collected from 30 Paediatric staff nurses related to human milk banking by convenient sampling method with the use of dichotomous structured questionnaire method. Result: 52% paediatric Staff nurses having adequate knowledge regarding human milk banking, moderate knowledge 39% and inadequate knowledge 9% regarding human milk banking, and there is a significant association between knowledge score and demographic variables. Conclusion: The major conclusion drawn from this study was that highest percentage 52% paediatric staff nurses had adequate knowledge regarding human milk banking.
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  • Paediatric Staff Nurses Knowledge Regarding Human Milk Banking Working in Kashiben Gordhandas Patel Children Hospital, Baroda, Gujarat

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Authors

P. Karthika
Welfare School of Nursing and Midwifery, Bharuch, India
Stella Gracy
Welfare School of Nursing and Midwifery, Bharuch, India
Moses Kandula
Welfare School of Nursing and Midwifery, Bharuch, India

Abstract


Background of the study: WHO and UNICEF state that the use of human milk from other sources should be the first alternative when it is not possible for the mother to breastfeed. Human milk banks should be made available in appropriate situations. A human milk bank is a service established for collecting, screening, processing, storing and distributing donated human milk. Objectives: 1. To assess the level of knowledge regarding human milk banking among paediatric staff nurses. 2. To find out the association between knowledge score with selected demographic variables. Materials and methods: The data were collected from 30 Paediatric staff nurses related to human milk banking by convenient sampling method with the use of dichotomous structured questionnaire method. Result: 52% paediatric Staff nurses having adequate knowledge regarding human milk banking, moderate knowledge 39% and inadequate knowledge 9% regarding human milk banking, and there is a significant association between knowledge score and demographic variables. Conclusion: The major conclusion drawn from this study was that highest percentage 52% paediatric staff nurses had adequate knowledge regarding human milk banking.

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