Evaluation in the effects of education on nutrition for hospitalized pregnant women
YAN Zhiyan1，SHEN Xiuhua2，ZHU Yiqing1*， MA Liying1， QU Lei1， TANG Qingya
1. Department of Nutrition，International Peace Maternity and Child Health Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai JiaotongUniversity School of Medicine，Shanghai 200030，China；2. Department of Nutrition，Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine，Shanghai 200092，China
Abstract：Objective To evaluate the effects of nutrition education on the knowledge，attitude and practice （KAP）of hospitalized pregnant women. Methods A total of 250 hospitalized pregnant women participated in this study. McNemar paired test was used to examine the differences in KAP before and after the nutrition education. Results Contrasting between before and after the nutritional education，there were significant improvements in pregnant women’s dietary habits and public nutrition knowledge such as excessive salt intake increases the risk of hypertension；fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamin C，etc. In addition，after the education，there were also remarkable advances in their knowledge of proper maternal nutrition such as foods that may cause ablactation，foods that are high in calcium and iron，salt content of different dishes，optimal time for soup，adequate intake of vegetable，milk（lactation period）and eggs（postpartum），foods for Caesarean section gravidas before intestinal exhaust，foods for postpartum physical weakness，and enhancing ability of vitamin C on iron absorption. Conclusion Nutrition education has important implications for pregnant women in enriching nutritional knowledge，improving dietary habit and preventing malnutrition.
严之彦;沈秀华;朱亦清;马莉莹;瞿蕾;汤庆娅. 住院孕产妇营养宣教的效果评估[J]. , 2013, 1(2): 144-147.
YAN Zhiyan;SHEN Xiuhua;ZHU Yiqing*;MA Liying;QU Lei;TANG Qingya. Evaluation in the effects of education on nutrition for hospitalized pregnant women. , 2013, 1(2): 144-147.