提昇初產婦住院期間參加產後媽媽教室之改善專案

李 孟蓉(Mung-Jung Lee), 陳 小蓮(Hsiao-Lien Chen), Wen-Yin Chang, 林 惠玲(Hu-Lin Lin), 林 佩陵(Pan-Line Lin), 羅 映琪(En-Chi Lo)

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Abstract

With a reduction in length of hospital stay, some new mothers may be discharged before they are ready to care for their newborns. As a result, it is important for nurses to provide newborn childcare education to new mothers during a minimal hospital stay.
According to the records of postpartum class between January and February 2004, very low participation rate, 28.9% was found. Moreover, the top five reasons for not participating in postpartum classes were: wound pain (31.3%), sleeping (31.3), too tired (28.1%), having visitors (18.8%), having drainage tubes (15.6%), not heard the broadcast (15.6%), having conflicts with visiting time (9.3%), and during treatments (9.3%). Therefore, the motivatin for conducting this project was to increase the participation rate of postpartum class during hospitalization and to provide information regarding infant care knowledge and skills for new mothers.
After implementing strategies, including re-screening participation subjects, changes in care procedures for newborns, reinforcement in advertisement, using individual telephone contact, increase the frequency of invitation, and adjustment the holding time and frequency of postpartum class, the participation rate increased from 28.9% to 82.4% at the first time of evaluation, to 100% at the second time of evaluation. The project goals were reached. The results of this project not only increased the participation rate of postpartum class, but also increased nurses' awareness of the importance of education and improving the quality of postpartum care for new mothers.
Original languageTraditional Chinese
Pages (from-to)75-83
Number of pages9
Journal新臺北護理期刊
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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李孟蓉(Mung-Jung L, 陳小蓮(Hsiao-Lien C, Chang, W-Y., 林惠玲(Hu-Lin L, 林佩陵(Pan-Line L, & 羅映琪(En-Chi L (2005). 提昇初產婦住院期間參加產後媽媽教室之改善專案. 新臺北護理期刊, 7(1), 75-83. https://doi.org/10.6540/NTJN.2005.1.008