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  • PROJECT TITLE: SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL CORRELATES OF EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING AMONG NURSING MOTHER
  • DEPARTMENT: SOCIOLOGY
  • PRICE: 3000 | CHAPTERS: 5 | PAGES: 56 | FORMAT: MicrosoftWord | | PROJECT DELIVERY: 24hrs Delivery »

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ABSTRACT

Proper breastfeeding practices are effective ways for reducing childhood morbidity and mortality, while many mothers understand the importance of breastfeeding, others are less knowledgeable on the benefits of breastfeeding and weaning. The aim in here i to assess breastfeeding pattern, infant formula feeding pattern, and weaning introduction in Nigeria and to investigate the factors that infant nutrition. 150 mothers were interviewed using a questionnaire which was designed to elicit information on infant feeding Statistical analysis were done using random sampling, whereby chi-square tests were used to evaluate relationship between different selected variable. The prevalence of breastfeeding practice in Nigeria has risen from 72% in 1991 to 93.4% as found in this study, while only 17.9% breastfed their children exclusively for the first 6 months, and the mean duration of EBF (exclusive breastfeeding) is 2.1 months. Complementary feeding was more commonly initiated around 4-6 months (75.2%). Despite the fact that 60.6% of mothers initiate breast feeding and 26.1% of mothers are found to breastfeed up to 2 years, the practice of EBF for the first 6 months is low (17.9 ). Factors found to influence infant feeding practices are type of delivery, parity, method of delivery, occupation, education problems.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Abstract

CHAPTER ONE

1.0    Introduction

1.1   Background of Study

1.2   Statement of Problems

1.3   Research Objectives

1.4   Research Question

1.5   Research Hypothesis  

1.6   Scope of Study

1.7   Significance of study

1.8   Limitation of study

1.9   Definition of terms

CHAPTER TWO

2.0   Literature Review

CHAPTER THREE

3.0   Research methodology

3.1   Research Design

3.2   Population of study

3.3   Sampling Design and Procedure

3.4   Data Collection Instrument

3.5   Administration of Data Collection Instrument

3.6   Methods of data analysis

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0   Data Presentation and Analysis

4.1   Data Presentation 

4.2   Test of Hypothesis 

CHAPTER FIVE

5.0   Summary, Conclusion and Recommendation

5.1   Summary

5.2   Conclusion

5.3    Recommendation

References

Questionnaire


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