Barriers of Parenting in Mothers with a Very Low- Birth- Weight Preterm Infant, and their Coping Strategies: A Qualitative Study

Moghaddam Tabrizi, Fatemeh and Alizadeh, Saeedeh and Radfar, Mooloud (2017) Barriers of Parenting in Mothers with a Very Low- Birth- Weight Preterm Infant, and their Coping Strategies: A Qualitative Study. International Journal of Pediatrics, 5 (9). pp. 5597-5608.

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Abstract

Background Becoming a mother is one of the most important life changing events that a woman experience. The birth of very-low-birth-weight preterm infants imposes many challenges for the mothers. There is insufficient information regarding the mothers' experiences on the process of becoming a mother when their preterm infants are in neonatal intensive care units (NICU). The aim of this study was to investigate the barriers of parenting in mothers with a very low- birth- weight preterm infant, and their coping strategies. Materials and Methods This study was carried out in a major neonatal care center in Urmia located in North West of Iran based on qualitative approach and by focusing on content analysis. Eighteen mothers were observed and interviewed while their infants were in NICU. The interviews were recorded and printed out. The data were analyzed according to Graneheim and Lund man. MAXQDA2007 was applied to manage the data. Results The participants� experience indicated that they experienced barriers in becoming a mother, so they use some strategies to cope with this situation. Merging the

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2017 18:41
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 00:18
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/938

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