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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 10, Issue : 3
First page : ( 305) Last page : ( 307)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00063.4

A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) among antenatal mothers of selected hospital in Mehsana city

Vaghela Payal T*

Assistant Professor, Nootan College of Nursing, Vinagar, Dist-Mehsana

*Corresponding Author Email: gajaraben@gmail.com

Online published on 10 August, 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”.

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Keywords

Awareness, Knowledge, Kangaroo Mother Care.

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