World Journal of
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
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Abstract

EFFECTIVENESS OF VIDEO ASSISTED TEACHING REGARDING KNOWLEDGE ON LABOUR PROCESS AMONG PRIMIGRAVIDAE ATTENDING ANTENATAL OPD AT SELECTED MATERNITY HOSPITALS, BANGALORE

Dr. Pushpaveni N. P.* and Joslin LAlmeida

ABSTRACT

Background and Objectives: Pregnancy is a unique, exciting and often joyous time in a woman?s life. It is said that labor can be one of the most tiring and energetic experiences of a woman?s life. Primigravidae is the one who is more anxious about labor because of the lack of previous exposure to labor. In order to educate and encourage the primigravidae, to improve their knowledge regarding labor process, the study was conducted to evaluate the Effectiveness of video assisted teaching regarding knowledge on labor process among primigravidae attending antenatal OPD at selected maternity hospital, Bengaluru. Methods: Pre-experimental design, with purposive sampling method was used. Information was collected from 40 primigravidae regarding labor process using the structured interview schedule. VAT was implemented and post-test was conducted after 7 days to find the effectiveness. Results: Majority of respondents were from 19-26 years were Hindus, belongs to nuclear family, completed middle school education, occupation being home maker, monthly income below Rs. 3,000, attained menarche at 19-21 years; between 32-34 wks of gestation. Major information had from family members / relatives. Regarding effectiveness of VAT, the overall mean knowledge score in the pre-test was 37.9% and 79.5% in the post test with enhancement of 41.5% and it was significant at 5 % level. Analysis of socio-demographic variables showed significant association between age in years, occupation, age at menarche, gestational age with knowledge score at 5% level (P>0.05). Interpretation and Conclusion: Overall findings showed that pre-test knowledge scores were found to be 37.9% and after VAT, knowledge or primigravidae was enhanced by 41.5% regarding labor process. Hence the result has proved that VAT was effective in improving the knowledge of primigravidae on labor process.

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