The Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Pregnant Women Regarding Physical Activity in Turbat, Kech


  • Muhammad Yaseen University of Turbat



Physical activity during pregnancy provides significant physical and psychological well beings. But still, pregnant women are reluctant to perform physical activity. Therefore, this study was conducted to determine the knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding physical activity (PA) among pregnant women of Turbat, Kech, Pakistan. A survey was conducted using a structured questionnaire on 110 pregnant women from antenatal clinics of the Teaching hospital in Kech, Pakistan. Chi-square was used to show the relationship between different socio-demographic variables and knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding physical activity. The result found that the education of the women was positively correlated with the knowledge of physical activity during pregnancy. The attitude of the women regarding physical activity was also positively correlated with the weight of women. Whereas the practices of the women about physical activity were positively correlated with age, the number of children, and the number of pregnancies.