The purpose of this research is to investigate some of the factors affecting on mental hygiene of
the pregnant women. Null Hypothesis was framed regarding the pregnant women from the
involved and not involved point of view of Tapovan research center activity and from educational
point of view regarding below and above graduation. A random sample method was used to
select 120 pregnant women’s from north and middle Gujarat. Collection of data was carried
out with the help of mental hygiene inventory, which contains personal data sheet and mental
hygiene inventory for pregnant women. For analysis of data‘t’ test was used. Results revealed
that significant difference was found whenever pregnant women involved in Tapovan research
center activities. On the contrary no significant difference was found with respect to education.
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