New Born Care Practice of Tharu Mothers

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  • Om Prasad Baral Department of Health Education, T.U., TRM Campus, Birgunj

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/av.v2i1.8284

Keywords:

New born care, ANC, cord cutting practice, colostrums feeding practice, immunization

Abstract

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 38-42

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/av.v2i1.8284

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Published

2013-06-30

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Baral, O. P. (2013). New Born Care Practice of Tharu Mothers. Academic Voices: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2(1), 38–42. https://doi.org/10.3126/av.v2i1.8284

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