International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019 | Rating: 6.8 / 10

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Knowledge about Antenatal Care and Identifying Risk Conditions Associated with Pregnancy among Antenatal Mothers in Selected Rural Hospitals at Mysore


Abstract: Pregnancy is a creative and productive period in life of women. It is one of the vital events, which needs special attention from conception to post natal period. Antenatal care should appropriately begin even before the mother conceives. Many women are not aware of the antenatal care and pregnancy related risk conditions. All most 35 % of women in developing countries receive no antenatal care during pregnancy. Even mass Medias are insisting more about antenatal care and risk conditions during pregnancy. Even though the antenatal mothers were not aware of antenatal care and identifying risk conditions associated with pregnancy. This study aimed to improve the knowledge of antenatal mothers regarding antenatal care and specified high risk conditions. Research design and method: pre-experimental one group pre-test and post-test design. A total 50 antenatal mothers were selected by using convenient sampling technique. Results: The effectiveness of self instructional module was statistically tested by paired t, chi-square value and results were found to be significant at (p

Keywords: Information booklet, Antenatal care, High risk condition

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,

Pages: 187 - 189

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