The effect of execution of exercise program with birth ball during pregnancy on anxiety rate in nulliparous women

Mirzakhani, Kobra and Hejazinia, Zahra and Golmakani, Nahid and Mirteimouri, Masoumeh and Sardar, Mohammad Ali and Shakeri, Mohammad Taghi (2014) The effect of execution of exercise program with birth ball during pregnancy on anxiety rate in nulliparous women. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 17 (117). pp. 8-16.

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Abstract

Introduction: Pregnancy and childbirth despite being fun can be associated with concern and anxiety. Anxiety during pregnancy cause different and irreparable complications. So far, different approaches have been proposed to reduce anxiety during pregnancy including exercise with birth ball during pregnancy. This study was done to determine the effect of execution of exercise program with the birth ball during pregnancy on anxiety rate in nulliparous women Methods: This Randomized Clinical Trial was performed on 60 pregnant women referred to obstetric clinic of Omolbanin hospital (specific for gynecology) in 2014. The subjects were randomly divided into two groups of intervention and control. Mothers in the intervention group conducted exercise program with birth ball from 34 weeks of gestation to term for 4-6 week and control group received routine care. Anxiety Visual Scale was checked in intervention and control groups every week. Data collecting tools were personal information, pregnancy information, the form recording exercise, Anxiety Visual Scale, and borg scale. Data were analyzed by SPSS version 16, and t-test, independent t, paired t-test, and descriptive statistical tests. PResults: Before the study, two group were not significantly different in terms of anxiety rate (P=0.931), but after execution of exercise program with birth ball, mean anxiety score was 2.75 ± 0.47 in intervention group and 5.21 ± 0.143 in control group which was statistically significant (P<0.001). Conclusion: Exercise program with birth ball reduces maternal anxiety in pregnancy.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 16:20
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 16:20
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4180

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