Author(s): Payal T Vaghela

Email(s): gajaraben@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00063.4   

Address: Payal T Vaghela
Assistant Professor, Nootan College of Nursing, Vinagar, Dist- Mehsana.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2020


ABSTRACT:
INTRODUCTION: Kangaroo care is a technique of direct skin to skin contact between Mothers (or fathers) and their premature infants. It has shown to improve the mother’s psychological state, strengthen mother and infant bonding and stimulate maternal lactation. OBJECTIVE: “To assess the pretest knowledge scores regarding Kangaroo Mother CareAmong antenatal mothers.”H1: “The mean post-test knowledge scores of mothers will be significantly higher than mean pretest knowledge scores regarding kangaroo care.”H2: “There will be significant association between the level of knowledge and selected demographic variables..”DESIGN: In this study quasi-experimental one group pre-test and post-test research design. PARTICIPATION: “kangaroo mother care” TOOL: The tool was prepared to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching plan on knowledge regarding kangaroo mother care in selected hospitals in Mehsana city. CONCLUSION: Patient had increase knowledge of “Kangaroo Mother Care”.


Cite this article:
Payal T Vaghela. A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) among antenatal mothers of selected hospital in Mehsana city. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2020; 10(3): 305-307. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00063.4


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