International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Gynaecology | India | Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015 | Rating: 7 / 10


Assessment of Knowledge on Minor Ailments of Pregnancy and Home Remedies

Nitanjali Patil | Jyoti Salunkhe [4]


Abstract: Objectives - To assess the knowledge on minor ailments of pregnancy among primipara mothers, before and after intervention, to assess effectiveness of Self Instructional Module [SIM] versus health education on minor ailments of pregnancy. and To find an association between knowledge and socio demographic variables. Methodology - The Evaluative approach was used for the study. The study conducted on 120 Primi para mothers using pre test post test control group design at Antenatal clinic of Krishna Hospital Karad by using Random sample technique. The tool was used for gathering data it was a structured interview questionnaire on knowledge of minor ailments of pregnancy and its home remedies as per trimester wise. Results The study indicates that all the primipara mothers did not have 100 % knowledge. They require teaching to promote their knowledge and skills during their pregnancy. Enough knowledge helps them to cope with the minor ailments of pregnancy so study reveals that they need SIM on minor ailments of pregnancy and its home remedies. Conclusion - Study concluded that the Self instructional module (SIM) on minor ailments of pregnancy and its home remedies was effective.


Keywords: KEW WORDS - Primi para mothers, Self Instructional Module SIM, health education, minor ailments of pregnancy


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015,


Pages: 674 - 677


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