Knowledge and Practice of Observing Daily Fetal Movement among Primigravid Women in Kellambakkam, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Reshma S.1, Priya L.1, Sharmi D.1, Sripriya S.1, Nancy Victoria2
Keywords: Daily Fetal Movement, Primigravid Women

Abstract

A study to assess the Knowledge and practice of observing daily fetal movement among primigravid women
under the selected tertiary care hospital, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India. The objectives to assess
the level of knowledge and practice of daily fetal movement, to determine the association of knowledge and
practice of daily fetal movement in the primigravid women, selected tertiary care hospital. The convenience
sampling was 53 in the Obestetrical and Gynaecological OPD . The data collection tool was validated
and reliability was established. The data were collected by structured questionnaire . The collected data
was tabulated and analysed. Descriptive and inferential statistical method were used. That study shows
that the majority of 18(33.96%) primigravid women has Moderate knowledge 32(60.37%) of primigravid
women has Inadequate knowledge 3 and (5.6%) of primigravid women has Adequate knowledge. Hence
the result frequency and distribution of knowledge and practice of observing daily fetal movement among
primigravid women (60.37%) Inadequate knowledge there is a risk of intrauterine death. Thus there is a need
of assessment of knowledge of daily fetal movement among primigravid women.

Author Biography

Reshma S.1, Priya L.1, Sharmi D.1, Sripriya S.1, Nancy Victoria2

1B.Sc., Nursing III Year, Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, 2Guide and
Co-investigator,OBG Nursing Department, Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad Academy of Research and
Education, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram District,Tamil Nadu, India

Published
2020-05-22
How to Cite
Reshma S.1, Priya L.1, Sharmi D.1, Sripriya S.1, Nancy Victoria2. (2020). Knowledge and Practice of Observing Daily Fetal Movement among Primigravid Women in Kellambakkam, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India. Medico Legal Update, 20(2), 159-163. Retrieved from http://ijop.net/index.php/mlu/article/view/1088