Postnatal care refers to the care from the
childbirth upto 6 weeks after delivery. Postnatal care
and services is shared responsibility of the provider,
family, community and women herself. Postnatal care
(PNC) is an important part of maternal care, as serious
and life-threatening complications can occur in the
postpartum period, even in a woman who had an
uneventful pregnancy and delivery. PNC is also crucial
for detecting and managing neonatal problems. Major
changes occur during this period which determines the
health and well-being of mothers and newborns. Patient
satisfaction has become increasingly an established
outcome indicator of the quality and the efficiency of the
health care systems.
Keywords : Maternal Satisfaction, Nursing Care, Postnatal Mother.