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Study of Different Feeding Patterns in Children of Telangana


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1 Department of Pediatrics, Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences Ghanpur, Medchal, Telangana, India
     

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80 (Eighty) school children aged between 6 months-18 moths were selected for the study of different pattern of feeding the inception of first feeding were in 38(47.5%) was (more than)< 6 hrs 22(27.5) were 7-12 hours. 11(13.7%) were 13-24 hrs 7(8.75%) were 25-48 hrs 2(2.5%) were 49-72 hrs. In the pre-lacteal feeding 18(22.5%) used honey, 39(48.7%) sugar solution (water added with sugar), 14(17.5%) plane water, 9(11.2%) milk. The causes of stoppage of breast feeding was 24(30%) insufficient breast milk, 18(22.5%) maternal sickness, 15(18.7%) infant sickness, 14(17.5%) maternal employment,9(11.2%) subsequent pregnancy.

This pragmatic study of different patterns of feeding, inception of first feeding and various cases of stoppage breast feeding will be quite useful to pediatrician to treat such children efficiently to prevent morbidity and mortality in children.


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Feeding, Lactation, Breast Feeding, Telangana.
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Surayanarayana Regidi
Department of Pediatrics, Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences Ghanpur, Medchal, Telangana, India
M. Pradeep Reddy
Department of Pediatrics, Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences Ghanpur, Medchal, Telangana, India

Abstract


80 (Eighty) school children aged between 6 months-18 moths were selected for the study of different pattern of feeding the inception of first feeding were in 38(47.5%) was (more than)< 6 hrs 22(27.5) were 7-12 hours. 11(13.7%) were 13-24 hrs 7(8.75%) were 25-48 hrs 2(2.5%) were 49-72 hrs. In the pre-lacteal feeding 18(22.5%) used honey, 39(48.7%) sugar solution (water added with sugar), 14(17.5%) plane water, 9(11.2%) milk. The causes of stoppage of breast feeding was 24(30%) insufficient breast milk, 18(22.5%) maternal sickness, 15(18.7%) infant sickness, 14(17.5%) maternal employment,9(11.2%) subsequent pregnancy.

This pragmatic study of different patterns of feeding, inception of first feeding and various cases of stoppage breast feeding will be quite useful to pediatrician to treat such children efficiently to prevent morbidity and mortality in children.


Keywords


Feeding, Lactation, Breast Feeding, Telangana.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v10%2Fi12%2F2019%2Fijphrd%2F191941