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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019

A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Pregnancy Induced Hypertension among Primigravid Mothers in Saveetha Medical College and Hospital

C. Muthulakshmi, S. Sowmiya

Hypertension disorder of pregnancy are important leading causes of maternal, fetal and neonatal morbidity and mortality worldwide.hypertension during pregnancy is classified under five year categories ; they are chronic hypertension with preeclampsia, chronic hypertension with preeclampsia, gestational hypertension (PIH) and transient hypertension.gestational hypertension is also known as pregnancy induced hypertension ; is defined as new hypertension in a pregnant women after 20 weeks of gestational without the presence of protein in urine or other sign of preeclampsia and blood pressure of 140 mmHg systolic and diastolic pressure of 90mmHg measured 2times with at least a 6hours intervals. The main aim of the study was to bring the positive outcome of knowledge among antenatal primi mothers regarding prevention of pregnancy induced hypertension in Saveetha medical college and hospital.The descriptive research design was used to assess the knowledge regarding pregnancy induced hypertension. Study subjects comprised of 60antenatal primi mothers were selected by convenient sampling technique. Demographic variables were collected by using self structured questionnaires. Highest (40 %) of antenatal mothers were having average knowledge, (15 %) of them were having good knowledge, and only (5 %) were having poor knowledge regarding prevention of PIH. The fruit of the womb is reward of god.Mother who is carrying baby should be knowledge so that it can protect herself as well baby.

Keywords: Antenatal mother, primi gravida, level of knowledge, pregnancy induced hypertension

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019

Pages: 1567 - 1569


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C. Muthulakshmi, S. Sowmiya, "A Study to Assess the Knowledge regarding Pregnancy Induced Hypertension among Primigravid Mothers in Saveetha Medical College and Hospital", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART201910001, Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019, 1567 - 1569

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