Effect of Prenatal Education Program of Labor and Delivery Experience

분만 체험 산전교육 프로그램 효과

  • 성춘희 (영남이공대학교 간호대학) ;
  • 박경민 (계명대학교 간호대학)
  • Received : 2014.08.19
  • Accepted : 2014.09.11
  • Published : 2014.09.30


This study examined the effects of a prenatal education program of labor and delivery experience for primigravidas in mid-pregnancy. This investigation was designed as a one group pre-post quasi-experimental study, aiming to determine the effects of prenatal education on anxiety, confidence and knowledge in delivery by demonstrating knowledge and actual situations including understanding labor, breast-feeding, baby care and others, and experiencing the education program. Subjects were collected randomly from an on-line club in D city. The simulation education proceeded for 2 hours a week from April to June, 2014, and there were 6 sessions each in the first and second periods. We included 35 primigravidas who attended all 6 sessions. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistics, exploratory factor analysis and a paired t-test. According to the study results, the subjects showed a significant difference in knowledge in delivery (t=-9.07, p<001), confidence in delivery (t=-9.00, p<001) and anxiety (t=14.39, p<001) after participating in the prenatal education program. An evaluation of satisfaction revealed experience to be the most differentiating factor, and the simulation experience was identified as most effective. The desired appropriate number of class sessions was 4 times, and 88.6% of the pregnant women intended to attend the program at their next birth, indicating a high response rate.

본 연구의 목적은 임신 중반기의 초임부를 대상으로 분만 체험 산전교육 프로그램 효과를 연구하였다. 산전교육으로 분만의 이해, 모유수유, 아기돌보기 등 다양한 지식과 분만의 실제상황을 시범하고 체험 교육함으로써 분만지식, 분만자신감, 불안에 대한 효과를 알아보기 위해 시도된 단일 군 사전사후 유사 실험설계 연구이다. 대상자의 모집은 무작위로 D시의 On-line카페를 통해 모집되었다. 분만 체험 산전교육은 2014년 4월부터 6월까지 매주 2시간씩 1차에 6회와 2차에 6회 진행되었다. 6회 모두 참석한 초임부 35명을 대상으로 연구되었다. 분석방법은 기술통계, 탐색적 요인분석, paired t-test를 이용하였다. 연구결과는 체험 산전교육에 참여한 후에 분만지식(t=-9.07, p<001), 분만자신감(t=-9.00, p<001), 불안(t=14.39, p<001)에서 유의한 효과가 있는 것으로 나타났다. 만족도평가는 체험부분이 가장 차별화되는 요소이며 가상으로 경험해보는 부분이 가장 효과적으로 평가하였다. 교육희망횟수는 4회가 적당하며, 88.6%가 다음 임신 시에도 참석을 원하는 것으로 나타나 임부의 호응도가 높았다.



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