Abstract: This study was conducted with the purpose to determine the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme regarding postnatal exercises among postnatal mothers at selected hospital. This study was based on quantitative research approach. The method used for this study was true experimental and pre test post test control group only research design. Depending on the objectives & hypothesis the data were analyzed by using various statistical tests. A structured knowledge questionnaire was prepared to assess the knowledge score and checklist was prepared to assess the practice level. The pre test was taken. Then video assisted teaching programme was administered to all subjects. The post test was taken after structured knowledge questionnaire. The findings are discussed on the basis of demographic characteristics and objectives. The study concluded that the video assisted teaching programme on postnatal exercises was effective on the postnatal mothers. Hence it proves that, the significance post test knowledge score was higher as compared to the pre test knowledge score. The significance post test practice level was higher as compared to the pre test practice level.
Keywords: Postnatal mother, postnatal exercises, video assisted teaching programme, knowledge & practice