Marriage is an important social institution. It is changing in its form according to the change in its culture. It is an institution, which permits or admits man and women for family life. It is more or less durable condition between male and female, beyond the mere acting of propagation (birth of off-spring). Though India was the first country to launch a family planning programme in 1952, the total population of India as on 1st
march, 2001 stood at 1027 million sex ratio is 933 females/ 1000 males (2001). Maternal mortality ratio in India is 407/ 1000 live births. 150 to 180 eligible couples/ 1000 population in India are in need of family planning services. 20% of them are found.
Methods: Structured Knowledge Questionnaire as expressed by the women related Importance of Temporary Family Planning Methods Among Primigravida Mothers Attending In Antenatal OPD were asked to the students using Purposive sampling technique.
Result: The analysis reveals that in the pre- test knowledge score 07 (11.66 %) primigravida mothers have inadequate knowledge score, 53 (88.33%) primigravida mothers have moderate knowledge score followed as only 0 % primigravida mothers have adequate knowledge score. Post- test knowledge score 09 (15%) primigravida mothers have moderate knowledge score, 51 (85 %) primigravida mothers have adequate knowledge score remaining. This indicates that the post – test knowledge score is higher than the pre – test knowledge score.
Conclusion: Based on review which is included in this study, the mothers on Knowledge Regarding Importance of Temporary Family Planning Methods among Primigravida Mothers facing major challenges in their entire life. Hence, findings suggests that multifactorial prevention programs that address social norms, gender role, image religion, family, school and incorporated drug policy would be more effective and would have better protective outcomes.