Paper Title
Assessment of Nutritional Status using Anthropometric Methods among Lactating Mothers

Lactation is the cycle by which milk is created and released from the mammary organs of the post pregnancy female chest due to a new-conceived youngster sucking at the areola. In India, it is seen that weight control plans of ladies from the low financial gatherings are basically comparable during pre-pregnant, pregnant and lactating periods. Thus, there is boundless maternal unhealthiness prompting high commonness of low-birth-weight newborn children and exceptionally high maternal mortality. Extra food varieties are expected to further develop weight gain in pregnancy (10-12 Kg) and birth weight of newborn children (around 3 Kg). A well-balanced diet provides several advantages for both the mother and the baby. Balanced diets have been shown to provide several health benefits, but their widespread adoption is still limited. Postpartum women in India where the focus of the current study's compared the rural and urban mothers’ anthropometric measurements, prevalence of clinical symptoms, and health status. Delhi was the site of the current study, which aimed to compare the nutritional health of rural and urban lactating women. There were 200 urban lactating mothers and 200 rural lactating mothers included in the study sample. The information was gathered through the use of a procedure known as Purposive Random Inspecting. Using a structured survey, the data was collected directly from lactating mothers Data was coded effectively and grouped under numerous headings after the collection of relevant information. Content and quantitative analysis using percentages was completed after this. Keywords - Nutritional Status, Rural Lactating Mothers, Lactation.