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IMMEDIATE EFFECT OF MUSICAL LOW-INTENSITY AEROBIC EXERCISES VS CONVENTIONAL CARE IN REDUCING POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION AND INSOMNIA IN YOUNG AGED PRIMI GRAVIDAE OF RURAL AREA.
Mishra Ruchi  Jha Sanjeev      

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Background: Research studies have ascertained postpartum depression and sleep disorder as risk factors, chronically affecting womenís health in rural area after childbirth producing deleterious impact on family life and development of infant. Although proper exercises plan with nutrition seems to have positive impact on mental health. Thus the present study has been carried out. Aim: The present study aims to assess the comparative effect of musical aerobic exercises and conventional care to reduced PND and sleep problems. Methods: In present experimental study, around 20 rural women (malwa region) of post-partum period, for upto 2 week, were randomly selected on the basis of inclusion criteria. First reading on Edinburgh post-natal depression scale (EPDS) and Athens insomnia scale is taken on 2nd day of delivery with reassessment after 10 sittings in hospital admitted patients. Data analysis was performed using paired t- test via SPSS 17.0 significance level of the test was also considered p ?0.05 the results showed that both post natal depression and insomnia decreases significantly after two weeks (p =0.001). Conclusion: The study concluded that musical aerobic exercise can improve mental health and insomnia in young aged primi gravidae of rural area.

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