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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Effects of different Maternal Positions on maternal parameters and fetal heart rate among Antenatal Mothers during Non-Stress Test

Lekshmi S, Prof. Annie Annal M, S. Lavanya

Keywords : non stress test, positioning,Antenatal mothers

Citation Information : S L, M PA, Lavanya S. Effects of different Maternal Positions on maternal parameters and fetal heart rate among Antenatal Mothers during Non-Stress Test. 2017; 11 (2):13-16.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-11-2-13

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-08-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Comfort is a sense of both physical, psychological aspect of individual. It may not be realistic to think that pregnant mothers. Providing proper position to mothers is one of the easiest method for maintain comfort. The objectives were to assess the maternal parameters among antenatal mothers before positioning, to assess the effect of different maternal positions on maternal parameters and fetal heart rate among antenatal mothers during non stress test, to compare the effect of different maternal position on maternal parameters and fetal heart rate among antenatal mothers during non stress test, to find out the association between the selected demographic variables with the maternal parameters and fetal heart rate. Experimental research design was used. The study was conducted in MGMCRI and St. Joseph Hospital, cluney, Puducherry. 60 samples selected based on the simple random technique. Result: The study findings revealed that, both maternal back pain and fatigue was reduced in semi fowlers position than left lateral position. It was statistically significant at p<0.05 level.


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