International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part B
A study to assess the knowledge and practice of temporary contraceptive methods among eligible couple at Kondancherry
Pavithra S, Prahaladan V, Preetha K and Priyanka R
Family is a basic unit of society. It is Unit of Service. The independency of family members is an important concept is defining family. Every family is a social system, it has its own cultures, values and rules has structured and basic functions and moves through stages. The fact that some methods of Natural family planning methods can be 99% effective in the avoidance of pregnancy seems unknown to most of the general public including many health care professional. So the present study aims to A study to assess the knowledge and practice of Temporary Contraceptive methods among Eligible Couple at Kondancherry. A quantitative approach with Pre-Experimental one group pretest, posttest research design was adopted to conduct the study among 40 Eligible Couples who were selected by Non-probability convenience sampling technique. Semi-structured interview method was used to collect the demographic data and the level of knowledge was assessed regarding Temporary Contraceptive methods among Eligible Couples by Semi-structured questionnaire. The results of the study shows that. The pretest mean score of knowledge among mothers regarding temporary contraceptive method was 6.45 and in posttest was 24.5%. The pretest mean score of practice among mother regarding temporary contraceptive method was 0.12 and in posttest was 4.9. There is a significant present in the education. This study proves that to assess the knowledge and practice of Temporary Contraceptive methods among Eligible Couple is effective method to prevent contraceptive complication and also it helps the Eligible Couples to improve to the knowledge and to provide the better quality of life to Eligible Couples.
Pavithra S, Prahaladan V, Preetha K, Priyanka R. A study to assess the knowledge and practice of temporary contraceptive methods among eligible couple at Kondancherry. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2020;2(2):89-91. DOI: 10.33545/26642298.2020.v2.i2b.51