Volume 16, Number 36 (Winter 2004)                   IJN 2004, 16(36): 27-33 | Back to browse issues page


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L. Eslambolchi, M. Yadavar Nikravesh, A. Moatamed Nia, F. Hosseini. PRIMIPARAS CONCERNS AT FIRST WEEK POSTPARTUM. IJN. 2004; 16 (36) :27-33
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-66-en.html

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Delivering a baby is a time of physical and emotional transition for a woman, to help her successfully pass this transitional period her concerns should be carefully identified. So, in order to determine primiparas' concerns at first week postpartum. a descriptive study was conducted, in which data were collected through self-reporting questionnaires. To do so through consecutive sampling method, 150 primipara mothers were selected. Findings revealed that concerns were defined as worries, interests and confidences. Maternal worries consisted of genitalia pain, sutures, and subsequent infection possibilities, and regarding their babies' mothers were also worried about jaundice, diaper rashes, safety, infections, crying and problems of their infant protection during absence of themselves. Family related worries were sexual resumption and also another pregnancy. However, there were many issues in which mothers were interested or had confidences. To sum up, being aware of postpartum concerns may guide health providers to think of appropriate plans and interventions for mothers.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2006/12/26

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