Effectiveness of planned teaching programme on practice of post natal exercises among mothers who have undergone lower segment cesarean section


  • Vijaya Rani M. Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore, India
  • Maryam Ghanbari Andarieh Infertility and Reproductive Health Research Center, Health research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
  • Fatemeh Hoseinpoor Heidary Infertility and Reproductive Health Research Center, Health research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran




Benefit of postnatal exercise, Complication, Incidence, Postnatal exercise, LSCS, Postnatal depression


Background: To assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on practice of post natal exercises among mothers who have undergone Lower segment cesarean section (L.S.C.S) in selected hospital at Bangalore.

Methods: compare the practice scores of postnatal exercises among LSCS mothers between control group and experimental group.

Results: Results shows that in post test the control group had inadequate practice score with a mean of 16.33%, standard deviation of 9.44 and mean percentage of 19.60 % where as in post test the experimental group there was a significant mean practice score gain of 39.84 % and standard deviation of 12.58 and mean percentage 79.67 % with a differences of 60.07 %.

Conclusions: Significant difference was found between control and experimental group practice score of mothers in all areas of post natal exercises.


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