Article Type: Original Article Introduction: Lifestyle during pregnancy has long-term effects on health of mother and child. Having previous illness or unexpected maternal or fetal conditions such as preeclampsia can complicate pregnancy and interfere with health-promoting behaviors and cause stress might interfere with health-promoting behaviors. This study was carried out to examine the relationship between health-promoting lifestyles and perceived stress in women with preeclampsia. Methods: This study is a descriptive correlation design that was conducted on 182 pregnant women with preeclampsia attending in the high risk clinics of Al-Zahra and Talegani hospitals in Tabriz 2014. Data gathering tools were three: demographics, health-promoting lifestyle (HPLP-II), and perceived stress questionnaires. SPSS Ver. 13 was used for data analysis. Results: The mean (SD) of health promoting lifestyle among pregnant women with preeclampsia was 2.4 (0.4). Among the dimensions of health promoting life style, the highest mean score was for sub domain of nutrition, i.e. 2.8 (0.5), and the lowest score was achieved by the sub-domains of physical activity, i.e. 1.5 (0.5).The mean (SD) score of perceived stress was 27.3 (7.1). There was reverse relationship between perceived stress and health -promoting behaviors. Conclusion: Based upon the results, health promoting behaviors were decreased by increment of perceived stress. Therefore, midwives can help women with preeclampsia by promoting health behaviors to reduce their stress and increase health-promoting behaviors.
Objectives: The main goal of care services is provide and promote mankind's health. Patient satisfaction is recognized as an important parameter for assessing the quality of patient care services. Spatially mothers' satisfaction from delivery is very important because it influence on family and society psychological health. The aim of this study was comparing maternal satisfaction about prenatal and postnatal cares in vaginal and cesarean section delivery at teaching and nonteaching hospitals of Tabriz/ Iran. Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive-comparative study. We selected 454 women who had been hospitalized for delivery in Alzahra, Talegani (teaching) and 29Bahman (nonteaching) Tabriz/Iran hospitals. For data collection, we used a questionnaire. Spss/ver13, Descriptive statistic, Independent t test, ANOVA and correlation tests were used for data analysis. Results: Findings indicated the highest level of satisfaction in both kind of hospitals was about physical and the lowest one was about informational aspect in women who had vaginal delivery, accordingly these rates about cesarean section was about physical and about informational and emotional aspects in labor. The analysis of data showed significant difference between mothers' satisfaction with all aspects of care in the teaching and non-teaching hospitals (P < 0.001). Conclusion: The results showed that the highest rank from mothers' satisfaction was in the physical and the lowest rank was in informational category. Mothers were satisfied from vaginal delivery in all aspects. Rate of satisfaction in nonteaching were more than teaching hospitals.
Objectives: Preterm Labor occurs in 11.8% of all pregnancies and is the most etiology of Neonatal morbidity without Anomalies and after intra partum congenital Anomalies is the second etiology of Neonatal mortality that has high economic & psychiatric cost. Premature infants have Neurotic complications and they are week about physical growth, practical cognitive and lesson tasks. One of usage drugs in prevention of preterm labor is Nefidipin. Materials and Methods: This research is a Double blind RCT. All of pregnant mothers with 26-34 weeks with signs of preterm labor have come to Alzahra & Talegani hospitals were research population. Research samples were 80 pregnant women that have eligibility criteria and treated with Sulphate mg & Nefidipin. Samples allocated randomly in 2 groups by use of rand list soft ware and block of 3 and 6.In group A were used Sulphate mg 4 g first and then 2g/h for 48 h and group B were used Nefidipin 20 mg first and 20 mg /half h after. Success of treatment was measured by Partograph & checklist .Data was analyzed by statistic tests and spss ver. 13. Results: Neonatal complications such as 1 min Apgar and 5 min Apgar score, Sao2 and ABG in 2 groups, that treatment could not prevent contractions, have not significantly different. But there were significant different about Fetal complications such as bit to bit variation, decrease of fetal movement and dropt of base line of FHR (p≤ 0.05). Conclusion: Data showed that Nefidipine was more effective in comparison of Sulphate mg in suppress of uterus contractions and improve of feto-Neonatal outcomes that these will prevent further Growth & Development complications in Neonatal and this drug can be best supplement for Sulphate mg in suppress of preterm contractions of uterus.
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