The Relationship between Marital Satisfaction and Social Support with Maternal Fetal Attachment in Pregnant Women with a History of Baby Loss

Sadeghi Sahebzad, Elahe and Baghdari, Nasrin and Kheirkhah, Masoumeh (2014) The Relationship between Marital Satisfaction and Social Support with Maternal Fetal Attachment in Pregnant Women with a History of Baby Loss. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 17 (106). pp. 16-22.

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Abstract

Introduction: Maternal-fetal attachment considers as a sign of mothers' effectiveness on baby caring and mother-fetal attachment in the post-partum period. This topic is very important in women with a history of baby loss. This study was done aimed to determine the relationship of marital satisfaction and social support with maternal-fetal attachment in pregnant women with a history of baby loss. Methods: This correlation study was conducted on 180 pregnant women with the history of baby loss who referred to Mashhad health centers, Iran during 2013. Data were collected with Cranley's maternal-fetal attachment, social support and marital satisfaction questionnaires. Data were analyzed by SPSS software (version 11.5), one way ANOVA and Pearson correlation coefficient tests. P value less than 0.05 was considered significant. Results: The average of maternal-fetal attachment was 64±18.05. There was a direct correlation between marital satisfaction and maternal-fetal attachment (p<0.001) and also between social support and maternal-fetal attachment (p<0.001). Conclusion: Maternal-fetal attachment increases with increasing social support and marital satisfaction.

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 17:19
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 17:19
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4299

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