Adaptation of Pregnancy and Motherhood in a Sample of Turkish Pregnant Women

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/304136
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Adaptation of Pregnancy and Motherhood in a Sample of Turkish Pregnant Women
Author(s):
Demirbas, Hulya; Kadioglu, Hasibe
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Hulya Demirbas, RN, hulyadmrbas@gmail.com; Hasibe Kadioglu, PhD;
Abstract:

Poster presented on: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Thursday, July 25, 2013

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine pregnant women's adaptation to pregnancy, motherhood and factors associated with adaptation to pregnancy in a sample of Turkish Pregnant women.

Methods: This research was a descriptive study. Study population included 390 women who were in the prenatal period of pregnancy in Uskudar-Istanbul of Turkey. Sample was constituted on the basis of consecutive voluntary participation. Data collection took place at six family medicine centers between April and July in 2012. Data were collected by demographic questionnaire and Prenatal Self Evaluation Questionnaire. Ethical approval was obtained from ethical committee of Health Science Institute of Marmara University. Informed consent was obtained from participants. The data were analyzed with descriptive statistics, independent-samples t test, Mann-Whitney U test and Kruskal-Wallis test.

Results: Prenatal Self-Evaluation Questionnaire means score of 147.87 out of 316 was found. Well-being of self and baby mean score of 23.33 out of 40, acceptance of pregnancy mean score of 23.12 out of 56, identification of a mother role mean score of 25.95 out of 60, preparation for labour mean score of 19.14 out of 40, fears about labour mean score of 20.58 out of 40, relationship with own mother mean score of 17.35 out of 40 and relationship with husband mean score of 18.35 out of 40 was found. Pregnant women who had high school or university graduates (p<.001), working (p<.05), living in nuclear families (p<.05), high or good income levels (p<.001), social security (p<.001), willingly pregnant (p<.001) and pregnancy information about the pregnancy (p<.001) were found to be more compatible.

Conclusion: Adaptation of pregnancy in the Turkish pregnant women is moderate level and there are many variables that the effect on adaptation of pregnancy. Prenatal care is important to ensuring adaptation of pregnancy.

Keywords:
adaptation to pregnancy; self-evaluation; Prenatal period
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
24th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Description:
24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleAdaptation of Pregnancy and Motherhood in a Sample of Turkish Pregnant Womenen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDemirbas, Hulyaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKadioglu, Hasibeen_GB
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen_GB
dc.author.detailsHulya Demirbas, RN, hulyadmrbas@gmail.com; Hasibe Kadioglu, PhD;en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/304136-
dc.description.abstract<p>Poster presented on: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Thursday, July 25, 2013</p><b>Purpose: </b>The purpose of this study was to examine pregnant women's adaptation to pregnancy, motherhood and factors associated with adaptation to pregnancy in a sample of Turkish Pregnant women. <p><b>Methods: </b>This research was a descriptive study. Study population included 390 women who were in the prenatal period of pregnancy in Uskudar-Istanbul of Turkey. Sample was constituted on the basis of consecutive voluntary participation. Data collection took place at six family medicine centers between April and July in 2012. Data were collected by demographic questionnaire and Prenatal Self Evaluation Questionnaire. Ethical approval was obtained from ethical committee of Health Science Institute of Marmara University. Informed consent was obtained from participants. The data were analyzed with descriptive statistics, independent-samples t test, Mann-Whitney U test and Kruskal-Wallis test. <p><b>Results: </b>Prenatal Self-Evaluation Questionnaire means score of 147.87 out of 316 was found. Well-being of self and baby mean score of 23.33 out of 40, acceptance of pregnancy mean score of 23.12 out of 56, identification of a mother role mean score of 25.95 out of 60, preparation for labour mean score of 19.14 out of 40, fears about labour mean score of 20.58 out of 40, relationship with own mother mean score of 17.35 out of 40 and relationship with husband mean score of 18.35 out of 40 was found. Pregnant women who had high school or university graduates (p<.001), working (p<.05), living in nuclear families (p<.05), high or good income levels (p<.001), social security (p<.001), willingly pregnant (p<.001) and pregnancy information about the pregnancy (p<.001) were found to be more compatible. <p><b>Conclusion: </b>Adaptation of pregnancy in the Turkish pregnant women is moderate level and there are many variables that the effect on adaptation of pregnancy. Prenatal care is important to ensuring adaptation of pregnancy.en_GB
dc.subjectadaptation to pregnancyen_GB
dc.subjectself-evaluationen_GB
dc.subjectPrenatal perioden_GB
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:29:47Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:29:47Z-
dc.conference.date2013en_GB
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen_GB
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en_GB
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.en_GB
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