Introduction: The women are mass likely to experience depression in her lifetime. Women experienced at least one mistreatment type during childbirth. Verbal abuse increased the likelihood of having postpartum depression among mothers. There are also significant socio-economic inequalities in access to postpartum care even for those accessing facility-based care. Less attention paid to postpartum mothers by health care provider after delivery. Family members and relatives’ disrespect, abuse or neglectful treat to mothers following childbirth leads to postpartum depression. Aim of the study was to examine the mother’s quality of life that is essential to explore predictor affecting the quality of life of mothers.
Objectives: The objectives of the study were to assess the maternal perceived quality of life among postnatal mothers following childbirth and to determine the association between selected demographic variables and quality of life among the postnatal mothers by using maternal postpartum quality of life questionnaire (MAPP-QOL).
Method: The research design used was descriptive research design. The sample was 30 postnatal mothers from Daga Memorial Hospital at Nagpur city. Non-probability convenience sampling techniques were used. The data was collected by using Maternal Postpartum Quality of life questionnaires (MAPP-QOL) by WHO. The data collected tool was validated by 7 experts. The data collected were tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by researchers.
Result: The main study to assess maternal perceived quality of life following childbirth among postnatal mothers. The data was calculated by using Chi square test and the mean percentage of maternal perception of quality of life is 110.36 and standard deviation for quality of life 17.33826.The finding of the study revealed that there was significant association between demographic variables and maternal perceived quality of life following childbirth among the postnatal mothers at the level of significance 0.05.
Conclusion: The study shows that maternal perceived quality of life following childbirth among postnatal mothers, 0% postnatal mothers having very dissatisfied quality of life, 6.666% postnatal mothers having dissatisfied quality of life, 13.33% postnatal mothers having neither satisfied nor dissatisfied quality of life, 66.66% postnatal mothers having satisfied quality of life, 13.33% of postnatal mothers having very satisfied quality of life.