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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2015, Volume : 5, Issue : 3
First page : ( 437) Last page : ( 438)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00091.9

Expectations of Women during the Process of Child Birth

Mrs. Naganandini R.1,*, Dr. Selvanayaki V.2

1Associate Professor and HOD, Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Vinayaka Mission's Annapoorana College of Nursing, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

2Principal, Vinayaka Mission's Annapoorana College of Nursing, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

*Corresponding Author Email: nandinivadivel@gmail.com

Online published on 29 October, 2015.


Descriptive with cross sectional approach was carried out to assess the Expectations of women during the process of child birth. A five point rating scale and open ended questionnaire was prepared and validity of the tool was tested. Expectations in physiological aspects of women depicts that 94% of the women were expecting normal delivery, Regarding psychological aspects, all 100% of the women's expecting their child to be physically and mentally healthy, Regarding social and environmental aspects shows that 91% of the women expecting their delivery to be conducted or handled by an experienced doctor. In spiritual aspects depicts 88% of the women praying god for getting normal delivery. Association of demographic variables shows that there is no significant association between the demographic variables of age, occupation, income and religion of women Expectations during the process of child birth. It also shows that only education has a significant association with the Expectations e of women during the process of child birth.



Expectations, Women, Child Birth.


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