Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)
Assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching in improving knowledge among mothers of preterms new-born on non - Nutritive sucking in promoting physiological stability and nutrition
Author(s): Joel Patric Lal, Mansi Choudhary
Abstract: Maintaining breast feeding for preterm newborn is a major challenge. Non - nutritive sucking has been shown to be beneficial for several important indicators during hospitalization- such as decrease length of hospitalization, transition from gavage to oral feeding, it improves digestion. The research design adopted for the study was pre- experimental. The tool for the study is consists of three parts. Part- I consisted questions related to Socio-demographic data (mother and newborn), Part-II consisted of video assisted teaching along with self - structured knowledge questionnaire. Part-III observational checklist to assess the knowledge score. The data was analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistical methods. The most significant finding that the mean pre-test was 6±1.94 while in knowledge regarding non - nutritive sucking mothers of among preterm newborn at hospitals of Indore city. Knowledge in mean post test score was 9.7±3.6 while in knowledge regarding non-nutritive sucking among preterm infants is excellent at hospital of Indore city. It was suggested that the nurses must educate mothers of preterm newborn regarding non-nutritive sucking.