Effectiveness of an Educational Program Regarding Postpartum Care on Women’s Practices in Primary Health Care Centers at Amara City /Iraq

Authors

  • Rasha Leteef Neamah1 , Ezedeen F. Bahaaldeen2 , Iqbal Majeed Abbas3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10571

Keywords:

Education, Effectiveness, Postpartum Period, Practices , Program, Women

Abstract

Objective: determined the effectiveness of educational program on women’s practices for Mothers’ Care in

Postpartum Period in Primary Health Care Centers at Amara City.

Methodology: Quasi-experimental design is accomplish on non-probability (Purposive sample) used to

collect the data from 172 multigravida women, ( 86) study group and( 86) control group who were selected

from the eight primary health care centers (AL-Uroba Primary Health Care Center, AL Zahraa Primary

Health Care Center ,AL Hasen AL-Askerry Primary Health Care Center , AL-Qudis primary health care

center, AL-Ameer primary health care center, AL-Jawideen primary health care center, AL- Amam AL

Husaan. Primary health care center and Ali AL-Ridha Primary Health Care Center.) These centers are

choose randomly from 16 primary health care centers in the first sector. The study was conducted from (1st

December, 2018 to 1stDecember, 2019.).

Results: The findings of the study indicated that (48%), (45%) respectively were in the age group (24-31)

years for both study and control groups, a quarter of the both study and control group were primary school

graduates, more than three quarter were housewives for both study and control groups , The majority of the

women were living in urban area specifically for the study and control group, the majority of women in the

study and control group were live equally of nuclear and extended families. Regarding to the reproductive

characteristics more than a fifth women had five-six pregnancies for study group and quarter of the control

group were had three pregnancies, and around a quarter of the study group were have three deliveries and

more than fifth for control group were had two deliveries, as well as, three quarter of women in the both

study and control group reported that they do not have abortion 64(74.4%), 62 (72.1%) respectively.

Author Biography

Rasha Leteef Neamah1 , Ezedeen F. Bahaaldeen2 , Iqbal Majeed Abbas3

1 Academic nursing Specialist, High Institute of Health Vocational, Ministry of Health. PhD student, 2Ph.D. Prof. and Academic Supervisor, Department of Maternal and Neonatal Nursing, College of Nursing; 3Ph.D. Emeritus Professor and Academic Supervisor, Baghdad college of Medical Sciences/ Department of Maternal and Neonatal Nursing

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Rasha Leteef Neamah1 , Ezedeen F. Bahaaldeen2 , Iqbal Majeed Abbas3. (2020). Effectiveness of an Educational Program Regarding Postpartum Care on Women’s Practices in Primary Health Care Centers at Amara City /Iraq. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1300-1306. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10571