Effectiveness of Peanut Ball On Outcome of First Stage of Labour Among Primi Mothers in Selected Tertiary Care Hospital, Coimbatore

Authors

  • A. Jayasudha PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore, India
  • D. Christy PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore, India
  • G. Santhana Lakshmi PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore, India
  • K. Priscilla PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore, India
  • P. Anitha PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore, India
  • S. Karthika Priya PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore, India

Keywords:

Peanut ball, Primi mothers, First stage of labour, Pain perception, Labour outcomes

Abstract

Childbirth is one of the most marvelous and memorable segment in a woman's life. Pain during labour is different for every woman. The peanut ball usage during first stage of labour is highly considered as a powerful, secure and easy method of promoting the progress of labor and relieving pain. A quantitative study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of peanut ball on outcome of first stage of labour among primi mothers. By using purposive sampling technique 30 samples were selected followed by interventions was given to Interventional group and routine care given to routine care group. Posttest was assessed by observation method. In that Interventional group posttest, mean score was 1.13 ± 1.67 whereas in routine care group posttest mean score was 1.73 ± 3.33 with ‘t’ value of 3.43 which is significant at p<0.05. Peanut ball was effective in reduction of pain perception, duration of first stage of labour and promotes positive labour outcomes.

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Published

2021-03-25

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A. Jayasudha, D. Christy, G. S. Lakshmi, K. Priscilla, P. Anitha, and S. K. Priya, “Effectiveness of Peanut Ball On Outcome of First Stage of Labour Among Primi Mothers in Selected Tertiary Care Hospital, Coimbatore”, IJRESM, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 73–75, Mar. 2021.

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