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2023, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part B
Raising awareness for women with pregnancy induced Hypertension regarding the importance of the antenatal care

Sokar Osman Ahmed Omar, Neama Abd El-Fattah Abd El Gawad and Shaimaa Hassan Mohamadey

Pregnancy-induced hypertension was defined as new hypertension (systolicBP≥140 mmhg and/or diastolic BP ≥ 90 mmhg) that appears after 20 weeks or more gestational age of pregnancy with or without proteinuria (includes preeclampsia, eclampsia, and gestational hypertension). Pregnant mothers diagnosed with pregnancy induced hypertension during the data collection period in the selected antenatal care clinic of the hospitals were included as exposed participants and women without PIH during the same period were also enrolled as a non-exposed participant.
Aim of study: Raising awareness for women with pregnancy induced Hypertension regarding the importance of the antenatal care.
Subjects and Methods: A quasi experimental research design was be used in this study. The study was be conducted at obstetrics and gynecology department in Aswan- university hospital, Egypt. Purposive sample was be for this study (10 0 pregnant).
Tools: Three tools were utilized to collect data.
Tool I: assessment sheet Knowledge regarding pregnancy induced hypertension.
Tool II: Assessment sheet pregnant women regarding antenatal care with pregnancy induced hypertension.
Results: Majority of pregnant Showed good total knowledge regarding pregnancy induced Hypertension post session phases 82% Showed poor total knowledge regarding pregnancy induced Hypertension while more than 22% pre sessions phase.
Conclusion: The present study shows that less than half 45% of the studied pregnant women take their knowledge from friends, while minority 8% of the studied pregnant women takes their knowledge from internet, the study results illustrates that there is high statistically significant positive correlation between total knowledge regarding pregnancy induced hypertension and total knowledge regarding antenatal care at post sessions phases. Recommendation: Based on our study finding there are some recommendations to get the proper improvement on PIH among the pregnant women as follows: there is need for improving the knowledge of pregnant women about PIH by health education programs and instruction booklets throughout the wards of the hospital Eencourage earlier booking visit in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
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Sokar Osman Ahmed Omar, Neama Abd El-Fattah Abd El Gawad, Shaimaa Hassan Mohamadey. Raising awareness for women with pregnancy induced Hypertension regarding the importance of the antenatal care. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2023;6(1):101-108. DOI: 10.33545/nursing.2023.v6.i1.B.304
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