Journal article Open Access
A.Rajarajeswari; R.Rajkumar; C.Susila.
Child birth is a natural and normal life process, but it brings about remarkable changes in her normal life and introduces an exposure to a new role within her. Many Non pharmacological pain relief methods, including breathing, massage and relaxation are used frequently during labour. It reduces the pain and discomfort for the mother and reduces need of newborn resuscitation for the newborn. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of Labour Nursing Strategies on fetal outcome among primi mothers. Methods: Quantitative research approach was carried out in Government Hospital, Kurinjipadai, Cuddalore District. The 100 sample was selected based on block random design.(50 ? Study group and 50- Control group). As an intervention labour nursing strategies like breathing techniques, Therapeutic touch and abdominal effleurage was performed during intranatal period. Results: After the intervention the outcome was measured and collected data were analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results shown that the?t? value is 2.96 and ?P? value is <0.001, it?s highly significant. Conclusion: The study found that Labour nursing strategies was more effective and it gives better outcome to the mothers.