International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
Knowledge on danger signs of pregnancy among antenatal mothers at NMCH, Nellore
Sanamala Krishnaveni, Kommuri Vennela Kumari and Latha P
Background: Worldwide every day at least 1,600 women die from complication of pregnancy and child birth. The majority of which occurs in the developing world between 25 to 33% at all deaths at women in the reproductive age group in developing countries are the results, at danger signs at pregnancy and fetus apart from the mortality maternal morbidity are also at serious concern.
Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge on danger signs of pregnancy among antenatal mothers.
Objectives: 1. to determine the knowledge of antenatal mothers regarding danger signs of pregnancy.
2. To find out association between level of knowledge with their selected 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, 46(76.6%) had inadequate knowledge, 10(16.6%) had average knowledge, and 4(6.66%) had adequate knowledge regarding danger signs of pregnancy.