Title

Relationship between socio-cultural beliefs and practices of women on prenatal and postpartum care

Date of Completion

2018

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Prenatal Care, Postnatal Care, Pregnant Women

Abstract

This study utilized a descriptive, non-experimental, correlational research design. Non-probability purposive sampling was used to select pregnant and lactating mothers as respondents. An adopted-modified questionnaire was utilized to collect demographic data, prenatal beliefs, prenatal practice, postpartum beliefs and postpartum practice. Data was analyzed through frequency distribution, percentage, mean and standard deviation. The study found out that, 1) Most of respondents were 18-39 years old, with husbands living with them, high school graduates, have a nuclear type of family, multiparous mothers, from Tagaytay City, professed Catholic faith and monthly income of below P10,000; 2) Most of the respondents agreed to a minimal extent in socio-cultural beliefs regarding prenatal pregnancy; 3) Most of the respondents agreed to a moderate extent in socio-cultural beliefs regarding post-partum pregnancy; 4) Most of the respondents agreed to a minimal extent in socio-cultural practices regarding prenatal pregnancy; 5) Most of the respondents agreed to a moderate extent in socio-cultural practices regarding post-partum pregnancy; 6) There was a significant relationship between the women's socio-cultural beliefs and practices on prenatal care and postpartum care; 7) There were no significant differences on the socio-cultural beliefs of women on prenatal and postpartum care when they are grouped according to age, civil status, educational attainment, family structure, monthly family income, number of pregnancies and religious affiliation; 8) There was a significant relationship between the women's socio-cultural beliefs and practices on prenatal care and postpartum care when they are grouped according to monthly family income; 9) There were significant differences on the socio-cultural beliefs of women on prenatal and postpartum care when they are grouped according to place of origin.

First Advisor

Marjorie Fay P. Sta. Maria

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