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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 1
First page : ( 65) Last page : ( 69)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2017.00014.2

A Descriptive study to Identify the Factors Associated with Caesarean Section and Problems of the Mothers after Caesarean Section Admitted in Selected Hospitals, Bangalore

Ms. Divya K.M.*

Lecturer, M.E.S College of Nursing, Ghanekhunt-Lote, Tal-Khed, Dist-Ratnagiri, Maharashtra (state), 415722

*Corresponding Author E-mail: divyakm35@gmail.com

Online published on 26 April, 2017.



caesarean section is a major surgical procedure that increases the likelihood of many types of harm for mothers and babies in comparison with vaginal birth. The maternal morbidity rate was high in caesarean section when compared to a morbidity rate of vaginal deliveries. Objectives: The study objectives are to find out factors associated with caesarean section and to find out the association between the problems associated with caesarean section with selected demographic variables. Methodology: Non experimental-Descriptive design. The study was conducted at K.T.G General Hospital, Bangalore. To achieve the objectives of the study, a nonprobability (purposive) sample of 60 mothers who undergone caesarean section were selected for the study. The data was collected and analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Results of the study reveals that the major factors associated with caesarean section are failure to descend and non-reassuring fetal status. The physical problems after caesarean section were hemorrhage, severe pain, sleeplessness and severe breast feeding difficulty. The psychological problems after caesarean were anxiety, anger, cold blue and frustration. There was significant association between the demographic variables and problems such as age group in years 13.46, DF =3, S*, type of family 3.93, S*, DF=1 and type of cesarean section 4.98, DF=1, S*.



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