A descriptive study to assess the knowledge regarding Human Milk Banking among mothers. Purposive sampling was used to select 60 mothers. Setting of study was in Labor room and Post natal wards of Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32 Chandigarh. A self structured questionnaire was used for data collection. The tool was found reliable with r =0.838 and validated by the experts in the field of Pediatric Medicine, Neonatologists and Nursing Department.
According to responses in the study that level of knowledge among mother was found to be that 48% had average knowledge, 40% had poor knowledge & only 12% had good knowledge. The relationship between socio-demographic variables and knowledge of mothers showed that the mother’s educational status was statistically significant.
The association of level of knowledge among mothers with age, religion, source of knowledge and participation was not statistically significant as p< 0.05 whereas the association of level of knowledge among mothers with education, occupation and family income was statistically significant.