Postpartum quality of life in women after deferent modes of delivery in Kermanshah Motazedi hospital 2011-2012
Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: December 21, 2014, 3 (3); e82111
October 10, 2014
Article Type: Research Article
March 05, 2014
August 13, 2014
M , Bakhteh
A , Rezaei
M. Postpartum quality of life in women after deferent modes of delivery in Kermanshah Motazedi hospital 2011-2012,
J Clin Res Paramed Sci.
Background: Mode of delivery is one of the effective factors on health and quality of life during postpartum. Because of conflicting results regarding the relationship between quality of life and the mode of delivery has been reported, therefore this study carried
out with aim of determining postpartum quality of life after deferent modes of delivery in Kermanshah Motazedi hospital 2011-2012. Methods: Present study was carried out as a descriptive – analytic study on 268 primiparous women that refereed to Motazedi hospital. Based on delivery modes these women divided to four groups (spontaneous vaginal delivery, vaginal delivery with
manipulation, planning and emergency caesarian section). Quality of Life Questionnaire (SF-36) was the tool for assessment. For data analysis SPSS software was used. Results: Evaluation of quality of life scores in the four groups of mothers with postpartum physiological, non-physiological, emergency and planned cesarean section showed that the
majority of samples had higher QOL score of 50 and in overall the differences were not statistically significant .Scores of physical functioning (P=0.00), role emotional (P=0.021) and vitality (P=0.032) in women with vaginal delivery were more than women by C-section. There were significant relationship between some variables such as occupation (P=0.03), location of samples (P=0.022), postpartum hemorrhage (P=0.015) and acceptance of pregnancy (P=0.001) and quality of life. Conclusion: Although there were not observed no significant difference in overall women’s quality of life scores and delivery different ways, but according to the betterment of the situation of women with vaginal delivery it is necessary proper planning to reduce caesarean section should be done through education.
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