Investigating Effect of Teaching on Sexual-Activity Changes during Pregnancy

Babazadeh, Raheleh and Mirzaei Najmabadi, Khadijeh and Masoumi, Zahra and Raei, Mehdi (2012) Investigating Effect of Teaching on Sexual-Activity Changes during Pregnancy. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 15 (12). pp. 18-26.

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Introduction: Pregnancy accompanies physical and psychological alternations during woman's life. These changes effluence the overall dimensions of couple’s life especially sexual relation. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of teaching on sexual-activity changes during pregnancy. Methods: This was a field trial study with control group which was held on pregnant women referred to Azima and Baghzandan health center of Shahrod City in 2011. 87 pregnant women were selected and randomly assigned to one of trial or control group (46 pregnant women in intervention group and 41 in control group). Data-collecting tools were included sexual-activity changes and demographic Questionnaire. Data were analyzed by SPSS software version 16, Mann-Whitney test, chi-square and Wilcoxon. P value was considered significant lower than 0.05. Results: Findings showed that at the beginning of the study 50 (23) of women in education group had moderate, 28.3 (13) had good and 21.7 (10) had weak sexual satisfaction. At the beginning of the research, women of both groups had almost the same sexual satisfaction. Two months later after intervention, 54.3 (25) of women in intervention group had well, 39.1 (18) moderate and 6.5 (3) weak sexual satisfaction. After intervention, statistical tests showed that sexual satisfaction of women in intervention group was more than the control group. (p=0.016) Conclusion: Findings indicated that sexual teaching had a positive effect on the sexual satisfaction and increased pregnant women’s sexual satisfaction.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 17:40
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 17:40

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