A STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EDUCATION INTERVENTION PACKAGE ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING MICRO BIRTHPLANNING AMONG PRIMIMOTHERS RESIDING IN SELECTED COMMUNITIES IN KANPUR, UTTAR PRADESH
Many Indian women are unknowing about the changes that occurs in their body during pregnancy and labour as a result of many mothers suffer physiologically and psychologically hence education is require for mother mostly to primigravida mother. Motherhood is an important turning point in every woman's life. The most distinct stage for women is the process of becoming a parent, which corresponds precisely to pregnancy and childbirth.
During pregnancy, the great and bright news is that most women will be emotionally unstable about the physical changes and the birth process. This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of an educational intervention program on birth planning in pregnant mothers.
60 samples were collected using non-probability convenience sampling technique through a structured knowledge questionnaire, data were collected and analyzed based on descriptive and inferential statistics. The study results showed that the average post-test score (22.83) was high compared to the average pre-test score (9.63) in terms of knowledge The value “t” obtained (13.31) is larger than the value in table &df 59 as p < The significance level of 0.
05 shows that there is a significant difference between the pre-test and post-test knowledge levels, so the research hypothesis H1 is accepted. The test showed no significant association between knowledge and some demographic variables such as age in years, family type, mother's occupation, family monthly income, system type Indoor drainage system. The study concluded that educational intervention package was effective and improves knowledge regarding micro birth planning among primi mothers residing in selected communities in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
KEY WORDS: Micro Birth planning, Education intervention package, Primigravida mothers.