International Journal of Advance Research in Community Health Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part C
A descriptive study to assess the knowledge on Janani Suraksha Yojana among antenatal mothers in saidapet primary health center
R Sindhu Priya, J Sangavi, K Preetha and S Ganapathiram
Background: The act of giving birth is the only moment when both pain and pleasure converge at a moment of time. This experience of transformation from womanhood or wifehood into motherhood is a privilege reserved exclusively for women. Hence this transformation phase that is pregnancy and following childbirth has been contributed to have a great impact on both maternal and infant health. Janani Suraksha Yojana, under the overall umbrella of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), has been proposed by a way of modifying the National Maternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS). While NMBS is linked to the provision of better diet for pregnant women from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families, Janani Suraksha Yojana integrates cash assistance with antenatal care during the pregnancy period, institutional care during delivery and immediate postpartum period in a health centre by establishing systems of coordinated care by the field level health workers.
Aim: To assess the knowledge on Janani Suraksha Yojana among antenatal mothers in selected rural areas at Saidapet PHC.
Methods: Research approach used for the study was descriptive approach. The research design wasnon- experimental research design. Purposive sampling technique was used and statistical method applied for the study. The study was conducted insaidapet PHC.
Results: Considering overall knowledge score, the mean score of knowledge for inadequate (7.44), moderate (15.29) and adequate (21) and standard deviation score for inadequate (3.434), moderate (1.6869) and adequate (1.5811).
Conclusion: The study indicates need of education knowledge regarding Janani suraksha yojana to antenatal mother is needed.
R Sindhu Priya, J Sangavi, K Preetha, S Ganapathiram. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge on Janani Suraksha Yojana among antenatal mothers in saidapet primary health center. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2020;2(2):129-133.