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The evaluation prenatal preparation classes in knowledge, attitude and practice in pregnant mothers
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Background & Aim: the aim of this study was to investigate the effects of group training classes of birth preparationon the knowledge, attitude and practice of pregnant mothers.

Material & Methods: This experimental study was designed with 85 mothers volunteered to participate in childbirth preparation classes in six groups of 15-14 people. Classes were hold every 2 weeks in Arak Taleghani Hospital. The knowledge and skills of prenatal care, nutrition, exercise, correct feeding, postpartum care and newborn have been taught In these classes. Teaching methods were Lectures, films, and pamphlets. Findings were evaluated by 2 and Wilcoxon test.

Results: The collected data showed that Mother's knowledge in prenatal care increased after training (25.4 ± 2.7 vs. 17.91±5.2) (p=0.001). 63.1% mothers had good attitude about prenatal care that increased to 94.1% after training (p=0.001). 50.5% mothers used safe methods of contraception and 80% had used exclusive breast feeding  up to 5 months.

Conclusion: The use of group education had a significant effect on knowledge, attitude and practice of pregnant women.

Keywords: Group education, prenatal care, knowledge, attitude, practice
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/7 | Accepted: 2016/06/7 | Published: 2016/06/7
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The evaluation prenatal preparation classes in knowledge, attitude and practice in pregnant mothers. 3. 2014; 4 (6 and 7) :73-81
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نشریه پژوهشی تحلیلی دانشکده پرستاری الیگودرز (توسعه پرستاری در سلامت) Aligoodarz Nursing Faculty Analytic Research Journal
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