A comparative study of the effects of skin contact and kangaroo care on mother's anxiety

Adeli, M. and Alirezaei, S. (2018) A comparative study of the effects of skin contact and kangaroo care on mother's anxiety. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research, 23 (4). pp. 327-328.

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Abstract

Background: The aim of the study was to compare of mother and newborns abdominal contact and Kangaroo skin on mother's anxiety. Materials and Methods: This study is a single-blind randomized control trial in 2015. Questionnaire about Demographic and Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) was completed for two groups. Results: There was no significant difference in maternal anxiety between kangaroo care and abdominal contact by Mann-Whitney test immediately after birth (Z = -1.33, p = 0.42) and after 2 months (Z = -1.47, p = 0.86). Conclusions: The effect of kangaroo contact on mother's anxiety was similar to abdominal contact and if the kangaroo care is done for a short period of time, it will not change maternal anxiety. © 2018 Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research | Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow.

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Additional Information: Export Date: 16 February 2020 Correspondence Address: Alirezaei, S.; Stud. Research Committee, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical SciencesIran; email: somayea67@gmail.com
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anxiety kangaroo care method skin to skin contact
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
WP Gynecology
WY Nursing
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: lib2 lib2 lib2
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2020 06:35
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2020 06:35
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/17168

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