New Born Care Practice of Tharu Mothers
Keywords:New born care, ANC, cord cutting practice, colostrums feeding practice, immunization
At birth every newborn must adopt quickly to life outside the womb. Most newborn breathe and cry at birth with no help. The care need to give immediately after birth is simple but important. Immediate subsequent care of newborn are; sleep, loving care, protection from infection, bathing, cord care ,immunization, breast feeding, vitamin A, safety and security. This paper explores the newborn care practice of the Tharu mothers who have less than one year child in Kolbi VDC of Bara district. The findings of the of the research has indicated that the majority of the respondents were regular antenatal checked up, conscious of cord cutting practice, satisfied immunization, colostrums feedings and oil bath.
Academic Voices, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2012, Pages 38-42DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/av.v2i1.8284
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