Assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on the Knowledge of Wet Nursing among Women
Keywords:wet nursing, breast milk, women, antibodies
Background: Breast milk is an ideal nutrition for infants. Breast milk contain a perfect combination of
vitamins, protein and fat which is required for the optimum growth of the baby. Wet-nursing is defined
as the act of providing breast milk someone else›s child. Objectives of the study: To assess the pretest
knowledge regarding wet nursing among women. To assess the post test knowledge regarding wet nursing
among women.To assess the effectiveness of information booklet on the knowledge of women regarding
wet nursing. Materials and Methods: 100 samples were selected by purposive sampling technique.pre
experimental research design one group pretest and post without control group design was used. Result:
In pre-test majority of women 58% of them had good knowledge regarding wet nursing among women.
mean percentage of knowledge score was (38.20 %) and in post test majority of antenatal mothers (40%
of them had excellent level of knowledge score regarding wet nursing among women.Mean percentage of
knowledge score was (67%). Education and area of residence found to be associated with knowledge of
wet nursing none of the other variable were found significantly related with the knowledge of women.,
Conclusion-All the women aware about wet nursing to prevent complication during postnatal periods,.
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