TITLE

Effects of effleurage massage plus breathing techniques on childbirth satisfaction in primiparous women referring to lolagar Hospital in Tehran

AUTHOR(S)
Haseli, A.; Jahdi, F.; Egdampour, F.; NaysaniSamani, L.; Haghani, H.
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jun2014 Supplement, Vol. 12, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Introduction: A women's satisfaction with the childbirth experience may have immediate and long-term effects on her health and her relationship with her infant, so this study aims to investigate the Effects of effleurage massage plus breathing techniques on childbirth satisfaction in primiparous women referring to Lolagar Hospital in Tehran. Materials and Methods: A Randomized controlled study was conducted between August and December 2010. 64 primiparous women with single fetus aged 15-35 years with cervical dilatation of 4CM and gestational age of 37-42 weeks at Lolagar hospital in Tehran, Iran were randomly assigned to either the experimental (n=32) or the control (n=32) group. The experimental group received Effleurage abdominal massage plus Lamaz breathing techniques during the thirty first minutes of active (4cm) and transitional (8cm) phase whereas the control group didn't. Satisfaction was measured by Mackey childbirth Satisfaction Questionnaire. The data was analyzed using descriptive and analytical independent T-test, Mann-witney and chi-square by SPSS software. Results: Results showed that rate of satisfaction in the 2 groups had significant. The highest satisfaction rate was the consent of the neonate dimension (4.66±0.60) (p=0.000) and the lowest level of satisfaction (3.65±0.91) in the consent of yourself during delivery (p=0.5). Conclusion: According to the findings, it seems that massage with breathing techniques has some effect on delivery satisfaction on primiparous women.
ACCESSION #
96841587

 

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