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Inventi Impact - Neonatal & Pediatric Nursing

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  • Inventi:hnp/17089/15
    A STUDY TO ASSESS THE CULTURAL BELIEFS RELATED TO PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH AMONG WOMEN
    Kumari Meena*, Kaur Harjot, Kaur Harmanpreet, Kaur Harpreet

    Culture had a profound influence on beliefs and practice of child birth. Cultural beliefs and traditions associated with pregnancy and child bearing touch all aspects of life in a given culture. A descriptive study was conducted to assess the cultural beliefs related to pregnancy and childbirth among women living in village Mohanpur, district Khanna, Punjab. A total of 200 women were selected with purposive sampling technique. Self structured checklist was implemented to assess the cultural beliefs among women related to pregnancy and child birth. Results showed that 94.5% of women had more cultural beliefs and 5.5% had less cultural beliefs. The cultural beliefs related to pregnancy and childbirth among women showed statistically significant relationship with type of family at p<0.05 level of significance.

    How to Cite this Article
    Kumari Meena, Kaur Harjot, Kaur Harmanpreet et al. A Study to Assess the Cultural Beliefs Related to Pregnancy and Childbirth among Women. Inventi Impact: Neonatal & Pediatric Nursing, 2015(4):188-190, 2015.
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