Latch on Technique for Successful Breastfeeding Outcomes and Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy among Postnatal Caesarean Mothers
There is a correlation between type of birth and breastfeeding where mothers weresubjected to Lower Segment caesarean section mothers struggled with breastfeeding problemscomparing to normal vaginal delivery.
Network for Health, (2011) stated out of 27 million babies was born in India every yearnearly to 1.2 million newborn do not survive the first one month. This is because of the poorneonatal care and malnutrition; these two are the main reason for infant mortality and morbidityin India. If mothers are adhered to breastfeeding recommendations of WHO, which can save thelives of 2, 50,000 newborns per year.
Objectives: 1. Assess the breastfeeding self-efficacy among postnatal caesarean mothers.
- Evaluate the effect of Latch-on technique on breastfeeding outcome among postnatal caesarean mothers.
Design: Experimental study design was adopted for the study
Materials and Methods: The research design adopted was Randomized Control Trial. One-one demonstration was imparted on the Latch-on technique for the postnatal mother’s, for theduration of 30 minutes on 1st postnatal day and reinforcement given on 3rd postnatal day.
Results: Improvement of all BSES components among the caesarean section mothers in theexperimental group comparing to control group during posttest which was statisticallysignificant value at p<0.001.