A study to assess the effectiveness of lukewarm water compress on prevention of nipple pain among primi parous mother

  • Resmy V Department of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, Saveetha College of Nursing, SIMATS, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Juliet Jenifer Department of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, Saveetha College of Nursing, SIMATS, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

Parenthood is a very civilizing experience. Mother is placed at the level of soul to provide sacrifice, love and affection and satisfy the need of her child. It is generally a cheerful event. The word ‘postnatal’comes from Latin word ‘post’ means ‘secundum', and ‘nativitas’ means ‘delivery’. The postpartum period begins immediately after the birth of a child and extends up to the first six weeks. The main aim to assess the effectiveness of lukewarm water compress on prevention of nipple pain among primi parous mother. The study was conducted in Thiruvallur district headquarters hospital with 60 samples. The information was collected using a non-probability convenience sampling technique. The result indicates that the application of lukewarm water compress is effective on nipple pain among primi parous mother.

Keywords: Nipple pain, primi parous mother, lukewarm water compress

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2019-10-16
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Resmy V, & Juliet Jenifer. (2019). A study to assess the effectiveness of lukewarm water compress on prevention of nipple pain among primi parous mother. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(4), 2805-2810. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v10i4.1551
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