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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 5, Issue 7, Part C (2019)

A study to assess the effect of perineal support and perineal massage on episiotomy in second stage of labor among primigravida mothers admitted in selected hospitals

Author(s)
Dr. Nisha Naik, Supriya D Topkar and Rupali Salvi
Abstract
Introduction: Today’s man lives in a world where everything moves with a tick of a clock and moves around in a world with high technological advancement. Care and concern, of human being is replaced by advanced technology. Nurses will care for mothers by providing massage therapy which help to promote labour and relieve pain. The labour and the birth process is an exciting, painful and anxiety provoking process. Childbirth has been associated with pain, various exorcisms can be found in the records from the ancient civilizations.
Methods Research Approach: Research Approach: Descriptive survey approach was used and Research design used was exploratory design. Conceptual framework based on general System Model by Ludwig Vonbertanlanffy, 1968. The setting for this study was the selected areas labor room of Talera Hospital Chinchwad, Dr. Khaire Hospital, PCMC. Non probability Purposive Sampling Technique was used for 60samples.
Section I: Description of samples primi mother based on their personal characteristics.
Section II: Analysis of data for the effect of pain level.
Section III: Analysis of data related to effect of perineal massage and perineal support on to avoid episiotomy bio physiological parameters.
Section IV: Analysis of data related to association of effect of perineal massage and perineal support to avoid episiotomy with demographic variables. Tool validity done, tool found reliable. Study found feasible after pilot study.
Results: This study exploratory design was used. The population for the present study comprised of primigravida mother in second stage of labor. Selected hospitals of Talera Pimpri Chinchwad area in Pune city. Total 60samples were taken, Sample was collected through the use of Non Probability Purposive Sampling Technique. Tool visual analogue scale for pain scale assessed for reliability Reliability for the effect of perineal. perineal massage assessed using Intra Rater Method Cohen’s Kappa was found to 0.93. The data was analyzed using descriptive & inferential statistics. 30% of primigravida age 21-23 years, 28% of them age 18-20 years and 24-26 years respectively 13% of them age 26-28 years of age. 25% of them secondary education, 20% of higher secondary education. 14% of them graduate, 3% of them post graduate. 50% of them rural residence 50% of them urban residence. 35% of income 10,000-15,000, 27% of them 15,000-20,000, 20% of them 20,000-25, 000, 18% of 5000-10000. 48% of primigravida young at age.
Section I: It includes the six demographic variables.
Section II: It consists of analysis of data related to perineal massage and perineal support on pain.
Section III: Analysis of data related to effect of perineal massage and perineal support on bio physiological parameters. The content validity was determined by experts.
Conclusion: Demographic variables to pain for effect of perineal support, and massage to avoid episiotomy. After experiment association of effect of perineal massage and perineal support with the selected demographic variables.
Pages: 157-160  |  44 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Nisha Naik, Supriya D Topkar and Rupali Salvi. A study to assess the effect of perineal support and perineal massage on episiotomy in second stage of labor among primigravida mothers admitted in selected hospitals. International Journal of Applied Research. 2019; 5(7): 157-160.
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