K. Vijayalakshmi, P. Padmavathi
Ms. K. Vijayalakshmi1, Dr. P. Padmavathi2
1Vice Principal, SPMIHS, Palayakottai, Tirupur District.
2Research guide and Principal, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Ganapathypuram, Pallakkapalayam, Namakkal District – 637303.
Volume - 10,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2022
Giving birth is a life-changing event, and the care that a woman receives during labour has the potential to affect her both physically and emotionally the short and longer term. Therefore, improving the quality of maternity care in both developed and developing countries is an important part of attempts made to decrease maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity. In obstetric care, many interventions are complex, containing a number of different components which may have an effect on the impact of the interventions in healthcare settings. Objective: To determine the effectiveness of antenatal exercises in reduction of labour pain among primi gravida mothers in both the groups. Methodology: A quantitative approach and evaluate in nature and true experimental design where post test only with control group design. The study population were Primi mothers, 30(15 control and 15 experimental group) mothers attending antenatal OPD in private maternity Hospital, Erode District. Visual analog scale was used to assess the level of pain. Result: The findings revealed that after the antenatal exercise the visual analog pain scale score was reduced in experimental group compared to the control group among primi mothers. In control group there was no significant association between the level of labour pain and demographic variables. In experimental group there was no significant association between the level of pain and demographic variables such as age, family, living area, habit of regular exercise and previous source of information and highly significant association in education, occupation and income. Conclusion: The antenatal exercise was more effective in reduction pain during labour among the primi mothers in experimental group.
Cite this article:
K. Vijayalakshmi, P. Padmavathi. A study to assess the effectiveness of antenatal Exercises in reduction of labour pain among primi mothers in selected hospital, Erode. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 10(1):16-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2022.00004
K. Vijayalakshmi, P. Padmavathi. A study to assess the effectiveness of antenatal Exercises in reduction of labour pain among primi mothers in selected hospital, Erode. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 10(1):16-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2022.00004 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-1-4
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