International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2023, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A
Assess the effectiveness of video-assisted teaching on knowledge regarding prevention of low-birth-weight babies among anaemic antenatal mothers
Priti Prakash Naik and Jasmine Monica
LBW is a low birth weight baby where the baby's weight is less than 2.5 kg a study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching on knowledge regarding prevention of low birth weight babies among anemic antenatal mothers at selected hospitals of metropolitan cities. The objectives were to determine the effectiveness of the video assisted teaching programme on the knowledge regarding prevention of low birth weight babies among anemic antenatal mothers to associate the demographic variables with level of knowledge regarding prevention of low birth weight babies among anemic antenatal mothers.
Methods: A quantitative approach of the pre-experimental research design with one group pre and post-test design was chosen for this study. A total of 60 samples were recruited by using a non-probability convenient sampling technique. The collected data were coded and recorded and the data analysis was done by using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Conclusion: The video-assisted teaching was an effective tool to raise the knowledge of Anemic Antenatal mothers regarding the prevention of among low birth weight babies. The study recommends the need for an awareness-raising program regarding care in the Antenatal period will increase the health and help all mothers to have regular diet visits and health checkups so that their babies will be normal in weight i.e. 2.5 kg weight will increase. The result revealed that there was a statistically significant difference between pre and post-test knowledge regarding the prevention of low birth weight babies among Anemic Antenatal mothers at level p<0.001. This study implied that creating awareness on Prevention of low birth weight babies among anemic antenatal mothers.
Results: It was found that the study participants in pretest 46(76.6%) was poor knowledge, 14(23.3%) was good knowledge and in post-test 60(100%) had excellent knowledge.
Priti Prakash Naik, Jasmine Monica. Assess the effectiveness of video-assisted teaching on knowledge regarding prevention of low-birth-weight babies among anaemic antenatal mothers. Int J Obstetrics Gynaecological Nurs 2023;5(2):01-05. DOI: 10.33545/26642298.2023.v5.i2a.116