Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2015

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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Knowledge and attitude of primigravidae mothers regarding prenatal attachment



Address:   Ms. Maisnam Pritam Chanu
Faculty of Nursing, SGT University, Gurgaon
*Corresponding Author’s
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2015.00007.4

ABSTRACT:
A descriptive study was conducted to a Study to assess the knowledge and attitude of primigravidae mothers regarding prenatal attachment in selected Maternity Hospital, Bangalore. The objectives of the study is to assess the knowledge and attitude of primigravidae mothers regarding prenatal attachment, to correlate the knowledge and attitude of primigravidae mothers regarding prenatal attachment to associate the knowledge and attitude of primigravidae mothers regarding prenatal attachment with their selected demographic variables. Methods Non- experimental descriptive study design was used to assess the level of knowledge and attitude of primigravidae regarding prenatal attachment in selected Maternity Hospital, Bangalore. In view of the nature of the problem and to accomplish the objectives of the study, structured questionnaire was prepared focusing on the level of knowledge and attitude of primigravidae mothers. Reliability of the tool was tested and validity was ensured in consultation with guide and experts in the field of medicine and nursing.The study was conducted in Hosahalli Referral Hospital, Vijayanagar M.C layout, Bangalore and 60 primigravidae mothers were selected by Non-probability convenient sampling technique. Structured questionnaires were used to collect the needed data. Collected data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The conceptual framework used is Nola Pender’s Health Promotion Model. Results Majority of the primigravidae mothers had moderate knowledge (61.7%) and favourable attitude (60.0% ) regarding prenatal attachment. A significant correlation between knowledge and attitude among primigravidae mothers regarding prenatal attachment” was accepted. This may point out that the Maternity Health nurse to educate pregnant mothers regarding prenatal attachment..A significant association of knowledge and attitude among primigravidae mother regarding prenatal attachment with their selected demographic variables” was accepted. This indicated that level of knowledge and attitude is influenced by some demographic variables.
KEYWORDS:
Primigravida, Mothers, Prenatal, Attachment, Maternity Hospital
Cite:
Maisnam Pritam Chanu. Knowledge and attitude of primigravidae mothers regarding prenatal attachment. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(3): July- Sept. 2015; Page 219-224.
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