Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Faculty of Nursing, Praboromarajchanok Institute, ThailandFulltext PDF
This quasi-experimental research the objective of this study was to study the effect of continuous labor support programs on the fear of labor and the perceived birth experience among primiparous teenage pregnant womenwho received oxytocin. 60 women who gave birth at a general hospital in the southern of Thailand region were selected by purposive sampling. And simple random sampling into control and experimental groups, each group of 30. The control group received normal nursing care. The experimental group received a continuous labor support program by a nurse. The tools used in the study consisted of 2 parts: the tools used in the experiment and the tools used in the study is a continuous labor support program by nurses. The instruments used for data collection consisted of (1) the general record form, (2) the fear of labor during delivery, and (3) the perceived birth experience rating scale. Content validity was checked by 3 experts and the reliability was determined using Cronbach's alpha coefficients of .824 and .868. Data were analyzed using statistics of frequency distribution, percentage, mean, standard deviation. Independent statistical research hypothesis test. The results showed that both groups had fear scores. There was no difference in prenatal birth (M = 83.97, SD = 5.80, M = 83.07, SD = 4.99 and t = 0.64). In the postpartum period, the experimental group had fear of giving birth (M = 43.30, SD = 8.89)was significantly less than the control group (M = 82.20, SD = 7.09) at the p < .001 level., SD = 9.29) was significantly higher than the control group (M =62.67, SD =7.57) at p < .001 level. From the results of this study, it can be seen that primiparous teenage pregnant womenin the experimental group receiving continuous support during labor by nurses had less fear of childbirth. And their perceived birth experience scores were higher than those of primiparous teenage pregnant women who received normal nursing care.
Continuous labor support programs; Fear of childbirth; Childbirth experience; Primiparous teenage pregnant women who received oxytocin
Maliwan Rattaya, Tassanee Noonart, Benjawan Lahukarn, Jiraporn Kongmeoung. Effects of Continuous Labor Support Programs by Nurse on Fear of Childbirth and Childbirth Experience among Primiparous Teenage Pregnant Women Who Received Oxytocin. Int Clinc Med Case Rep Jour. 2023;2(12):1-11.