Background: As primigravida women are less aware or unaware about the pregnancy related problems and its ill effects on health of mother and growth of fetus during pregnancy. Therefore, present study aims to assess effectiveness of information pamphlet of knowledge of primigravida women regarding pregnancy related problems.
Method: Quantitative pre-experimental research design was used to conduct the study. A sample of 50 primigravida women was selected for the study by purposive sampling technique.
Results: The mean pre-test knowledge score was 9.14 and mean post-test knowledge score was 17.34. 39 (78%) participants had adequate knowledge level (>75%) and 11(22%) participants had moderate knowledge level (51% to 75%) in post-test. Paired t test knowledge score is 17.697 which is more than the table value 2.00 at due 49, which is significant at 0.05% level. This indicates that the informational pamphlet is effective in increasing the knowledge of primigravida women regarding pregnancy-related problems. The findings revealed that there was significant association between knowledge score with selected demographic variables of the primigravida women e.g. education, occupation, monthly income and previous knowledge.
Conclusion: Study concluded that knowledge regarding pregnancy related problems must be given more weightage for overall growth of the foetus and to reduce pregnancy related complications.