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The Role of Relaxation Training to Pregnant Mothers on Health Index of Infants
Monireh Toosi, Marzeyeh Akbarzadeh *, Najaf Zare, Farkhondeh Sharif
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Introduction & Objective: Different Investigations have shown that the effect of Relaxation Training on emotional stress . This study was conducted to investigate the effect of relaxation training to pregnant mothers on health index such as Apgar index, weight, height in infants after delivery . Materials & Methods: This is a clinical trail in which 84 pregnant women who referred to two health center of shiraz(hafez and shoshtary )in (2010) were selected using simple sampling method and assigned randomly to case and control groups. The relaxation was taught to the case group whereas nothing was taught to control groups. At the time of delivery Health Index of Infants such as Apgar index, weight, height were assessed. . Data were analyzed using statistical tests such as Chi-square, T-test Results: The results showed a significant difference between two groups in , height, infant reflex and intensive crayning (with better situation in case group). There was no significant difference between two groups in delivery ,Apgar scores weight and cephalic index,meconium d ifcation, Apgar scor in 1-5minut. Conclusion: it seems that teaching of relaxation to pregnant women could be effective in mother and her childerns. Therefore attention should be paid to different methods for reducing the stress in this group of mothers.
Keywords: relaxation, pregnant women, physiological parameters
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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2013/03/16 | Revised: 2018/03/3 | Accepted: 2013/10/12

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