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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 2
First page : ( 160) Last page : ( 164)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2017.00033.3

Effectiveness of Planned Teaching on Knowledge Regarding Developmental Milestones among the Mothers of infant in selected Rural area of Wardha District

Ms. Meshram Khushbu1, Mrs. Maurya Archana2,*, Ms. Kumari Darshana3

1Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Child Health Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Sawangi (M), Wardha, Maharashtra

2Professor, Dept. of Child Health Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Sawangi (M), Wardha, Maharashtra

3Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Child Health Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Sawangi (M), Wardha, Maharashtra

*Corresponding Author Email: archanatej95@rediffmail.com

Online published on 23 June, 2017.

Abstract

Background

Developmental milestone are a set of functional skills or age-specific tasks that most children can do at a certain age range. Child development refers to how a child becomes able to do more complex things as they get older. Growth refers to the child's development: Although each milestone has an age level, the actual age when a normally developing child reaches that milestone can vary quite a bit.1 Hence it would be possible the parents must educated regarding developmental milestones especially in rural communities.

Objectives

1. To assess the existing knowledge of the mothers regarding developmental milestones in infants. 2. To find the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on mothers’ knowledge regarding developmental milestones. 3. To find an association between knowledge and demographic variable.

Materials and Methods

present study conducted in rural areas of Wardha district 60 subjects recruited based on inclusion criteria, and utilized the technique of Non probability convenience sampling. Pre experimental one group pre test post test without control group used, the instruments were structured questionnaires and the planned teaching was given after the pre test.

Results

The study findings were in pre test knowledge score were seen into 4 categories, poor, average, good, and excellent. 8.33% of the mothers of infant had poor, 71.67% had average and 20% of them had good level of pre test knowledge score. Mean knowledge score was 6.93±1.83. in post test knowledge score were 26.67% of the mothers of infants had good and 73.33% had excellent level of post test knowledge score. Mean knowledge score was 13.35±1.41. Hence it is interpreted most of the parents understood about developmental milestones and its importance to find out the growth and developmental abnormalities easily.

Conclusion

Developmental milestones is most neglected aspect so the study was to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching on knowledge regarding developmental milestones among mothers of infants in rural area of wardha, where there is a vulnerable groups and underprivileged population.

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Keywords

Knowledge, developmental milestones, growth and development.

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