BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The aim of study was to assess the maternal health among primipara mothers in selected hospital at Mysuru. OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the maternal health. 2. To find the association between maternal health with obstetrical history of mothers. METHODS: In this study, descriptive design was used and non-probability convenient sampling technique was adopted to select primipara mothers from selected Hospital at Mysuru. Pilot study was conducted, the tool and study design were found to be feasible. Maternal health of primipara mothers were assessed by using checklist and interview method. was validated by experts and reliability was established by rater inter rated method. The data were collected and analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. RESULT: The study results revealed that, majority 56% of the mothers age ranges between 24-29 years; majority 90% of the mother has initiated their antenatal visit before 12 weeks of gestation; all the mothers had taken both dose of TD vaccine, iron, folic acid and calcium tablet intake during pregnancy; Most of the mothers i.e. 52% have gained their weight in between 10-14 kg of her weight during her pregnancy; majority 55% of the mothers had undergone for cesarean section; most of the baby’s health condition was healthy. There was no statistically significant association found between maternal health of mothers with initiation of antenatal care, total weight gain of mother in kg, height of the mother in cm, conception of pregnancy and week of gestation at birth except with type of delivery ?2 14.91 and condition of baby at birth ?2 4.84 found to be significant at 0.05 level of significance. CONCLUSION: The study concluded that, there is association between Maternal health with obstetrical history of mother with type of delivery and condition of baby at birth. Hence, maternal health has influence the obstetrical history of mothers.
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Chanda Jha, Lissa J. A Study to assess the Maternal Health among the Primipara Mothers in selected Hospital at Mysuru. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(3):213-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00045
Chanda Jha, Lissa J. A Study to assess the Maternal Health among the Primipara Mothers in selected Hospital at Mysuru. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 13(3):213-6. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2023.00045 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-13-3-9
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