International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Mini Chapters | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023

A Study to Assess the Impact of COVID-19 on Maternity Care Practices and Child Bearing Experiences among Antenatal Mother at Selected Community Area, Puducherry

P. Manimegalai [9]

Abstract: Child bearing women and newborn infants continue to require safe family centered care during COVID-19 pandemic and they represent a vulnerable population. The COVID-19 pandemic affects maternal health both directly and indirectly is intertwined. Pregnant women and mothers were not found to be at higher risk for COVID-19 infection than people who are not pregnant, however pregnant people with symptomatic COVID-19 may experience more adverse outcomes compared to non-pregnant people and seem to face disproportionate adverse socio-economic consequences. The study was conducted at selected community area Thirubuvanai, Puducherry. The period of data collection was 1week and the data were collected from 50 antenatal mothers by using structured questionnaires. Majority of high level of impact were 41 (82%) and low level of impact were 9 (18%), the mean were 14.98 and standard deviation were 4.50. The result shows that antenatal mothers having high level of impact on COVID-19 during child bearing practice.

Keywords: Impact of COVID-19, antenatal mother, maternity care practices and child bearing practice

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,

Pages: 320 - 322

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