International Journal of Advanced Education and Research

International Journal of Advanced Education and Research


International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)

Effectiveness of video assisted teaching module on knowledge and practice regarding breast massage for breast milk expression and volume among Primiparous mothers


Vandana Thakur

A Pre-experimental research study was conducted to assess the Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching module on Knowledge and practice regarding Breast massage for breast milk expression and volume among 60 Primiparous mothers in a selected Government Hospital, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. A Structured Knowledge Questionnaire and observational checklist was prepared and used to collect the data after testing reliability and validity. Results of the study revealed that in the demographic variables majority 30% percent of Primiparous mothers were in the age between 18-20 years. The pre-test knowledge scores of Primiparous mothers’ shown majority i.e., 97 percent had average knowledge, while 3 percent had poor knowledge level and none of them had good knowledge. The knowledge score of Primiparous mothers in post-test showed all mothers acquired good knowledge while, pre-test practice scores showed majority 93 percent falls under poor category and 7 percent falls in average level. In posttest practice mostly 98% mothers acquired good level of practice only 2% mothers had average level of practice. The calculated value of paired t-test for knowledge was 30.327. For practice, it was 56.304. In the demographic variables only educational status had statistically significant association both with the knowledge and practice of Primiparous mothers. On the basis of the present study, the researcher concluded that Primiparous mothers had inadequate knowledge and practice regarding Breast massage. Using VATM on Knowledge and practice of breast massage among Primiparous mothers was effective as their knowledge and practice level improved significantly.
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Vandana Thakur. Effectiveness of video assisted teaching module on knowledge and practice regarding breast massage for breast milk expression and volume among Primiparous mothers. International Journal of Advanced Education and Research, Volume 2, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 18-21
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