Effectiveness of an educational program regarding the knowledge of women about maternal care during the postpartum period that attending to the primary health care centers at Alamara city Iraq

Other Title(s)

مدى فاعلية البرنامج التعليمي فيما يتعلق بمعارف النساء حور رعاية الأم خلال فترة النفاس الآتي يحضرن في مراكز الرعاية الصحية الأولية في مدينة العمار العراق

Joint Authors

Baha al-Din, Izz al-Din Fakhr al-Din
Nimah, Rasha Latif
Abbas, Iqbal Majid

Source

Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences

Issue

Vol. 10, Issue 1 (30 Jun. 2020), pp.1-15, 15 p.

Publisher

University of Kufa Faculty of Nursing \

Publication Date

2020-06-30

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

15

Main Topic

Education
Diseases
Public Health

Topics

Abstract EN

Background :Postpartum care as one of the most important components of health care contributes to the prevention of maternal complications and improvement of maternal / neonatal health.

In addition to meeting mothers' mental and emotional needs consist of providing basic health education to mothers and her families, preparing mother to accept their maternal roles and encouraging an effective progress to motherhood.

Aim of the Study : To determine the effectiveness of an Educational Program regarding the Knowledge of women about maternal care during the postpartum period who attending the primary health care centers in the Amara City / Iraq.

Methodology: Quasi-experimental design was accomplish on non-probability (Purposive sample) used to collect the data from (172) multigravida women (86) study group and (86) control group who were selected from the eight primary health care centers.

The study was conducted from (1st December, 2018 to 22 January, 2020).

The questionnaire was consisted of three main parts, including: part one/Socio-demographic characteristics, part two/Reproductive Characteristics, and part three /women's knowledge toward the postpartum period.

The analysis of data was performed through the application of descriptive statistical (frequency, percentage, tables, figures, mean of score and relative sufficiency) and inferential statistical (t-test and chi-square).

Results : through analysis of data was the age range of the women was between (16-40 ≥) years and there was a statistically significant difference in women's knowledge for maternal care in the postpartum period between the pretest and posttest for study group, There is a no statistically significant difference in women's knowledge for maternal' care in the postpartum period between the pretest and posttest for the control group, Also there was statistically significant inverse correlation between women's age and their overall knowledge in the posttest.

Conclusions : The study was concluded that there was statistically significant difference in women's overall knowledge for maternal care the in postpartum period between the pretest and posttest time for study groups, and there is no statistically significant difference in women's overall knowledge in the postpartum period between the pretest and posttest times for the control group.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Nimah, Rasha Latif& Baha al-Din, Izz al-Din Fakhr al-Din& Abbas, Iqbal Majid. 2020. Effectiveness of an educational program regarding the knowledge of women about maternal care during the postpartum period that attending to the primary health care centers at Alamara city Iraq. Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences،Vol. 10, no. 1, pp.1-15.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-979484

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Abbas, Iqbal Majid…[et al.]. Effectiveness of an educational program regarding the knowledge of women about maternal care during the postpartum period that attending to the primary health care centers at Alamara city Iraq. Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences Vol. 10, no. 1 (2020), pp.1-15.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-979484

American Medical Association (AMA)

Nimah, Rasha Latif& Baha al-Din, Izz al-Din Fakhr al-Din& Abbas, Iqbal Majid. Effectiveness of an educational program regarding the knowledge of women about maternal care during the postpartum period that attending to the primary health care centers at Alamara city Iraq. Kufa Journal for Nursing Sciences. 2020. Vol. 10, no. 1, pp.1-15.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-979484

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 14-15

Record ID

BIM-979484