Effect of Counseling regarding Non-invasive Prenatal Screening Tests on Pregnant Woman's knowledge, Attitude and Anxiety

hassan, randa 


Abstract


Abstract: Options for prenatal screening have been progresses in recent years. It is important that pregnant women are well informed about benefits and risk of screening. Aim of the study: to evaluate the effect of regarding non-invasive prenatal screening tests counseling on pregnant woman's knowledge, attitude and anxiety. A quasi experimental research design was used. A purposive sample technique was used to recruit 335 pregnant women. The present study was conducted at antenatal clinics and inpatient units for high risk pregnancy at Ain shams University Maternity Hospital. Four tools of data collection were used (Non-invasive Prenatal Screening Structured Arabic Interview Questionnaire Sheet, Non-invasive Prenatal Screening Likert scale, Pregnancy-Related Anxiety Questionnaire- Revised and Pregnant women satisfaction with counseling process). Results: shows that there was no statistical significant difference between control and intervention group regarding their knowledge and attitude before intervention. While, there was a highly statistical significant improvement on intervention group knowledge immediately after intervention and at follow up after 4 week. Furthermore, there was a highly statistical significant improvement on intervention group positive attitude immediately after intervention and at follow up after 4 week. In addition, anxiety of pregnant women on intervention group was significantly lower after counseling. Conclusion: the findings of the current study supported the hypothesis of this study which stated that pregnant women who had counseling have significant improvement on their knowledge, their positive attitude regarding non-invasive prenatal screening tests and their anxiety was reduce after counseling than pregnant women who received routine care.


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Keywords Key wards: Counseling, Non-invasive Prenatal Screening, Pregnant Woman's knowledge, attitude and anxiety.
Issue Date Jan-2018
Publisher International Journal of Novel Research in Healthcare and Nursing
Journal International Journal of Novel Research in Healthcare and Nursing 
URI http://research.asu.edu.eg/handle/123456789/170209
ISSN 2394-7330


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