Annelerin doğum sonu konforunu etkileyen faktörler

Pınar, Gül; Doğan, Nevin; Algıer, Lale; Kaya, Necibe; Çakmak, Filiz
September 2009
Dicle Medical Journal / Dicle Tip Dergisi;2009, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p184
Academic Journal
Aim: The comfort is defined as; "an expected result of a complex conformation of providing peace and help about individual's needs in a physical, psycho-spiritual, social and environmental entity to overcome the problems". The aim of this study was to determine the mother's postnatal comfort and the affecting factors of it. Materials and Methods: This is a sectional and descriptive study. The study was performed on the mothers (n=150) who applied to the delivery service of the Başkent University Ankara Hospital between the date of 30.07.2008 to 31.12.2008. A questionnaire was developed by the investigators to collect data and determine patients' postnatal comfort scores. Results: The mean age of women was 26.4±3.5 years, the majority of patients had an educational level of high school (68.7%) and were multipara (66.0%). It was determined that the mothers had problems and needed help with the fatigue, pain, in standing up, the adverse effect of anesthesia, personal and perineal hygiene that affect their postnatal comfort. The comfort score of the mothers who had spontaneous vaginal birth was higher than those of underwent cesarean delivery (p<0.05). Conclusion: The mothers' needs and expectations about themselves and their babies were generally supplied by midwifes and the nurses in the postnatal period. Opinion of the mothers about their comfort were influenced to a positive view and the comfort scores increased while the mothers' satisfaction were augmented (p<0.05).


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