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International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-2298 E-ISSN: 2664-2301
International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
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International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
Knowledge on management of minor ailments during pregnancy among antenatal mothers in NMCH, Nellore

Kommuri Vennela Kumari, Sanamala Krishnaveni and Latha P

Background: Minor ailments/disorders are only minor as much as they are not life threatening. As soon as a women become pregnant and experience that fatigue of early pregnancy coupled with nausea and vomiting. A minor ailment may escalate and become a serious complication of pregnancy. Minor ailment are heart burn, excessive salivation, pica, constipation, back ache, cramps, frequency of micturition, leucorrhea, fainting and insomnia.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge on management of minor ailments during pregnancy.
Objectives: 1 to assess the knowledge on management of minor ailments during pregnancy among antenatal mothers in NMCH, Nellore.
2. To find the association between level of knowledge with their socio demographic variables.
Methodology: 60 antenatal mothers admitted in antenatal ward at Narayana Medical College Hospital, Nellore were selected by using Non-probability convenience sampling technique method.
Results: Regarding level of knowledge among 60 antenatal mothers, 30(50%) had inadequate knowledge, 22(36.7%) had moderately adequate knowledge, and 8(13.3%) had adequate knowledge regarding management of minor ailments during pregnancy.
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How to cite this article:
Kommuri Vennela Kumari, Sanamala Krishnaveni and Latha P. Knowledge on management of minor ailments during pregnancy among antenatal mothers in NMCH, Nellore. International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing. 2019; 1(2): 20-22.
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