Comparative study of mother’s knowledge referred to health centers received training on child care in the 2010 - 2011

Document Type : Original Article



Introduction: Empowering parents give them the opportunity to show their ability and competence to meet the needs of their child with new approach if necessary. One important element to empower parents is the promotion of knowledge. This study was done to evaluate the effectiveness of training in order to improving the awareness of parents.
Methods: In this descriptive study have been used surveys forms for mothers referred to health units” Included questions on breastfeeding, prevention of accidents and injuries in children and the necessary measures when symptoms were at risk” .Data analysis software IMCI (child monitoring software) was used.
Results: Percentage of mothers knowledge in issues were respectively: "Breastfeeding" in 2010, 92.7 percent and 91.6 percent in 2011," Accidents and injuries Prevention" in 2010, 62.5 percent in 2011, 83.2 percent and "the necessary measures when symptoms were at risk "in 2010, 88.1 percent in 2011, 90.8.
Conclusions: The mothers' knowledge about the training received has increased،except about breast feeding.