Knowledge Regarding Birth Spacing Methods of Contraception among Postnatal Mothers in PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana

Authors : Kumari Sunita, Rani Reena, Rani Deepika

Volume/Issue : Volume 5 - 2020, Issue 4 - April

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A small family norm reduces the risk of maternal morbidity as well as fetal and neonatal mortality. Spacing children give the child healthier start in life and the mother enough time for her body to recover from the maternal deprivation resulting from the previous pregnancy. In this study a quantitative approaches and non-experimental research design was used to collect data from 50 postnatal mothers. Non probability convenience sampling technique was used. The study findings showed that obtained mean knowledge score was 16.08 with standard deviation of 10.01. There was significant association of knowledge with selected socio-demographic variables such as education of mother, family income. The study also concluded that 4% of postnatal mothers had adequate knowledge regarding birth spacing methods of contraception. There still exists some misconceptions among the postnatal mothers regarding birth spacing methods of contraception.

Keywords : Knowledge, Birth Spacing Methods of Contraception, Postnatal Mothers.


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