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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 10, Part E (2017)

Knowledge regarding changes during pregnancy among husbands in Narayana medical college hospital, Nellore

Author(s)
Padmapriya M, P Latha and Dr. Indira S
Abstract
Background: Pregnancy is the biggest physiological of heaven in women’s life from the moment of conception, significant physiological changes occur in the expectant mother’s body that are necessary to support and nourish the fetus, to prepare her for child birth and lactation and maintain her health. Husbands of pregnant mothers should possess adequate knowledge regarding pregnancy changes so as to effectively manage the pregnancy and to prevent the complications [1]. Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge regarding Changes during Pregnancy among Husbands. Objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge regarding changes during pregnancy among husbands. 2. To associate the level of knowledge regarding changes during pregnancy among husbands with their selected socio- demographic variables. Methods: A quantitative approach with descriptive design, 30 antenatal mother’s husbands were selected by using Non-probability convenience sampling technique. Results: Study revealed that, among 30 samples, 1(3.3%) had A+ grade, 1(3.3%) had A grade, 2(6.7%) had B+ grade, 2(6.7%) had B grade, 10(33.3%) had C grade and 14(46.7%) had D grade. Conclusion: This study concluded that, majority of antenatal mothers husbands were had inadequate knowledge regarding Changes during Pregnancy.
Pages: 309-311  |  635 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Padmapriya M, P Latha, Dr. Indira S. Knowledge regarding changes during pregnancy among husbands in Narayana medical college hospital, Nellore. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(10):309-311.
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