Author(s): Astha Gumber

Email(s): asthagumber01@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00045.7   

Address: Ms. Astha Gumber
M.Sc Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing, Mata Sahib Kaur College of Nursing Balongi, Mohali, Punjab.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: Episiotomy pain has immediate and long-term negative effects for women and their babies. One of the negative effects of episiotomy pain is that it interfere with breastfeeding and care of infant. Material and Methods: Quasi-experimental design was adopted. Study was conducted in civil hospitals of phase VI, Mohali and Kharar. 80 postnatal mothers were selected by using Non-probability purposive sampling technique. Result: The finding of the present study showed that postnatal mothers in the experimental group experienced less episiotomy pain and were found to be more comfortable as compared to the postnatal mothers in the control group. Conclusion: This study concluded that saddle pillow is helpful in reducing episiotomy pain and increasing comfort during breastfeeding among postnatal mothers.


Cite this article:
Astha Gumber. A quasi-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of saddle pillow on episiotomy pain and level of comfort during breastfeeding among postnatal mothers admitted in selected hospitals of district Mohali, Punjab. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(2):200-203. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00045.7

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Astha Gumber. A quasi-experimental study to assess the effectiveness of saddle pillow on episiotomy pain and level of comfort during breastfeeding among postnatal mothers admitted in selected hospitals of district Mohali, Punjab. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(2):200-203. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00045.7   Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-2-17


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