International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess the women’s perception of respectful maternity care among post natal mother’s admitted in selected hospitals of Punjab
Sapna Pathania, Dr. Rajinder Singh and Sheetal Kumari
Respectful maternity care is a universal human right. The study is conducted to assess the women’s perception of respectful maternity care and to observe the facilities related to respectful maternity care (RMC) available at selected hospitals of Punjab. The quantitative approach and descriptive design is used. Data was collected by using purposive sampling technique from 200 postnatal mothers admitted in three different hospitals. Modified Respectful maternity care scale and observational checklist was used to collect the data. Findings revealed that 57(28.5%) women received poor Respectful Maternity Care and 85(42.5%) received average whereas 58(29%) women received good Respectful Maternity Care. In Hospital A 64.3%, Hospital B (50%) facilities whereas in hospital C (71.4%) facilities were present in term of RMC .The study concluded that childbearing women deserve respectful maternity care. There is still need to implement proper policies and awareness related to respectful maternity care in health facilities.
Sapna Pathania, Dr. Rajinder Singh, Sheetal Kumari. A study to assess the women’s perception of respectful maternity care among post natal mother’s admitted in selected hospitals of Punjab. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2021;3(2):17-21. DOI: 10.33545/26642298.2021.v3.i2a.68