High Risk Pregnancy: Nurses’ Roles in Promoting Perception of Pregnancy Risk

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Natthapat Karanyasin
Kittiporn Prachasaisoradej
Penphan Pitaksongkram


The perception of pregnancy risk involves the thoughts, feelings and awareness of pregnant women about the nature and severity of the risks and complications affecting the health of pregnant women, the fetus and newborns. The awareness of pregnancy risks is an important factor in motivating and influencing the decision to select appropriate health care behaviors based on that risk. Nurses play an important role in promoting the perception of pregnancy risk by assessing risk perception of pregnant women and the complications of pregnancy using effective tools. This leads to the promotion of pregnant women in the development of real perception of risk in line with that of health personnel. This allows for the proper acceptance and implementation of recommendations. It reduces the likelihood of undesirable outcomes during pregnancy and delivery, in particular, reducing chance of death of a mother, fetus or the newborn.


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Karanyasin N, Prachasaisoradej K, Pitaksongkram P. High Risk Pregnancy: Nurses’ Roles in Promoting Perception of Pregnancy Risk. NJPH (วารสาร พ.ส.) [Internet]. 2021 Aug. 5 [cited 2022 Nov. 28];31(2):1-9. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnaph/article/view/252558


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