The Effect of the Mobile Application Developed for Home Care of Preterm

A

Ankara University

Status

Not yet enrolling

Conditions

Premature
Education
Mother
Mobile Application
Home Care

Treatments

Other: education with mobile application

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT05438056
AnkaraU06GKY

Details and patient eligibility

About

mobile application will be developed to support the post-discharge home care of mothers of premature babies. With the developed mobile application, the effect of the education given to the mothers on the knowledge and skills of infant care, mother-infant attachment, and the mother's self-efficacy will be evaluated.

Full description

This research aims to examine the effect of the mobile application developed for the home care of the babies of the mothers of premature babies on their baby care knowledge and skills, mother-infant attachment and mother self-efficacy. A mobile application will be developed to support mothers who care for their premature babies at home after discharge. The application will be installed on the phones of mothers whose babies are discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit. After the babies are discharged, mothers will be trained at home with a mobile application. Maternal self-efficacy and mother-infant supplementation will be measured when infants admitted the NICU and one month after discharge the NICU.

Enrollment

48 estimated patients

Sex

Female

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

For mothers;

  • Being over the age of 18,
  • Having a premature baby
  • At least primary school graduate,
  • Smart mobile app can be installed have a phone,
  • Being able to understand and speak Turkish,
  • Residing in Ankara

For babies;

  • 32-37 weeks of gestation of the baby (middle and borderline premature)
  • Baby in neonatal intensive care unit to stay
  • Not having undergone a surgical operation,
  • Absence of physical anomalies

Exclusion criteria

For Mothers;

  • Diagnosed with postpartum depression
  • unwillingness to participate in the study

For babies;

- Very small preterm (born below 28 weeks of gestation) and small preterm (between 28 and 31 weeks of gestation)

Trial design

Primary purpose

Supportive Care

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

48 participants in 2 patient groups

providing training to mothers of premature babies with a mobile application
Experimental group
Description:
providing training with mobile application to mothers discharged home with their premature babies +standard education prior to discharge
Treatment:
Other: education with mobile application
standard education prior to discharge control group; standard education prior to discharge
No Intervention group
Description:
standard education prior to discharge

Trial contacts and locations

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