A Descriptive Study to Assess the Childbirth Experiences among Primipara Mothers in Selected Hospitals of Dabri, New Delhi

Authors

  • Geeta RS MSc Nursing Student, Kailash Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Lekha Bist Principal, Kailash Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Krishna Kumari Lecturer, Kailash Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Abstract

Introduction: Primigravida’s experiences of childbirth is influenced by the knowledge and expectations of child birth is based on the information, she got from the antenatal clinic, intra natal and post-natal periods, the nursing staff, her mother, friends and family. Objectives of the study were to assess the childbirth experiences among Primipara mothers.
To find associate the childbirth experiences among Primipara mothers with the selected demographic variables, and to identify the association between childbirth experiences and selected maternal outcome.
Method: A non-experimental descriptive design was used on sample size consisted of 100 primipara mothers who were admitted in postnatal department by purposive sampling techniques. Data was collected by administered childbirth experiences questionnaire, demographic questionnaire and maternal outcome Performa by using interview
schedule and analyzed by using SPSS software.
Result: It show that the mean score for the childbirth experience was 42.62 with a standard deviation of 7.13 and median with 44. The statistical outcomes of association between childbirth experience and socio demographic variables of age [C=8.75, df=2], education [C = 10.23, df=4], occupation [C=7.35, df=3], income [C=8.34, df=3], distance from health care facility [C=9.61, df=3], financial planning for birth [C=5.82, df=1], health centre for delivery [C=6.14, df=1] were found to be statistically significant with childbirth experience at 5% level i.e. P<0.05. The nature of family [C = 2.43, df=3], religion [C=6.93, df=3], variables were found to be statistically not significant at 5% level i.e., P>0.05. There was no significant relationship between childbirth experience and maternal outcome.
Conclusion: The researcher found that majority of the primipara mothers had positive experience during child birth and labour.

How to cite this article:
Geeta RS, Bist L, Kumari K. A Descriptive Study to Assess the Childbirth Experiences among Primipara Mothers in Selected Hospitals of Dabri, New Delhi. Ind J Holist Nurs. 2022;13(2):1-7.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.24321/2348.2133.202203

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2022-06-05