Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2014, Page: 100-105
Effectiveness of Selected Nursing Measures on Level of after Birth Pain among Primipara Mothers
Poornima Ramasamy, Department of Nursing, University of Eastern Africa, Baraton P.O. Box 2500, Eldoret-30100, Kenya
Susan Hepzi L., Department of Nursing, Lowry Memorial College, Bangalore, India
Received: Jun. 11, 2014;       Accepted: Nov. 4, 2014;       Published: Nov. 20, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.jgo.20140206.15      View  2989      Downloads  187
Abstract
A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of selected Nursing Measures (fundal massage, alternate leg exercise) on level of After Birth Pain among Primipara Mothers, using quasi-experimental design(post test only control group design). In experimental group the selected nursing measures helped in reducing the level of after birth pain and 86.6% of primipara mother had only mild pain where as in control group 46.6% of Primipara mothers had moderate pain and 53.3% had severe pain. The findings of the study supported that, with selected nursing measures (Fundal massage, alternative leg lifting exercise), there was reduction in the level of After Birth Pain.
Keywords
After Birth Pain, Primipara Mothers, Fundal Massage, Alternate Leg Lifting Exercise
To cite this article
Poornima Ramasamy, Susan Hepzi L., Effectiveness of Selected Nursing Measures on Level of after Birth Pain among Primipara Mothers, Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2014, pp. 100-105. doi: 10.11648/j.jgo.20140206.15
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