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A Pre-Experimental Study to Assess The Effectiveness of Ginger Tea on Reduction of Morning Sickness among First Trimester Primigravida Mothers in Selected Hospital of Jammu (J&K)

Jyoti Kapoor
M.sc Nursing (Obstetrics & Gynaecological Nursing) Govt.Medical College,Bakshi Nagar,Jammu Jammu&Kashmir (India)
Online First: November 20, 2017
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Abstract

Pregnancy is a gestation period in which development of one or more offspring occur, known as an embryo or fetus, in the uterus. An embryo is the developing offspring during first 8 weeks following conceptual and subsequently the term ‘fetus’ is used until birth. Pregnancy links mother and fetus together and thus regenerates generations. Getting pregnancy is one of the most joyful and memorable moment of women’s life but sometimes it is associated with pain, fear, sufferings and even death. Minor ailments are one of the commonest problems in pregnancy. Among all the minor discomforts associated with pregnancy, a very common experience shared by pregnant women all over the world is “morning sickness”, a normal psychological phenomenon not an illness but a part of being healthy. The present was aimed to assess the effectiveness of ginger tea on reduction of morning sickness among first trimester primigravida mothers in selected hospital of jammu (J&K).The sample consisted of 30 primigravida first trimester mothers. Convenient sampling technique was used to select the sample. Socio-demographic profile and Standardized Rhodes index consisted of checklist were used to assess the level of morning sickness. The comparison of pre-interventional and post-interventional level of morning sickness was found to be statistically significant with‘t’ value 9.67 at p<0.05 level of significance. Therefore, it was concluded that ginger tea had significant effect on morning sickness among first trimester primigravida mothers.

Keyword : Primigravida mothers, Ginger tea, Morning sickness

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