Keywords : Normal Vaginal Delivery


Anxiety of Childbirth for Pregnant Women Undergoing Normal Vaginal Delivery and Cesarean Section: Comparative Study

Eman Lateef Dukhan; Aqdas Dawood Salman Aqdas Dawood Salman Aqdas Dawood Salman

Mosul Journal of Nursing, 2022, Volume 10, Issue 3, Pages 212-217
DOI: 10.33899/mjn.2022.175557

Anxiety disorders during pregnancy, particularly those in the first trimester. Surprisingly, some women with pre-natal anxiety disorders see a reduction in symptoms throughout the first trimester. It been protective by some anxiety. Psychological anxiety and excess nervousness during pregnancy means that the stress hormone reaches the fetus, which affects its growth, and its weight is often less than normal at birth. Aim of The study: To measure level of anxiety of childbirth and compare between pregnant women undergo normal vaginal delivery and cesarean section.comparative study was conducted on non-probability sample (convenience sampling) of (100) pregnant women who undergoing normal vaginal delivery and cesarean section in Al-Habobi teaching hospitals and Bint Al-Huda Teaching Hospital. The study was conducted during the period January 23rd 2022 to March 20th 2022. A questionnaire was used as tool of data collection to fulfill with objective of study. A pilot study was carried out to test the reliability of questionnaire and content validity was carried out through (13) experts. Descriptive and inferential statistical analysis were used to analyze data. Results: There is statistically significance differences level of anxiety of childbirth and compare between pregnant women undergo normal vaginal delivery and cesarean section of Study sample at P < 0.05. Conclusion: There is a relationship between the level of anxiety and the type of delivery for pregnant women undergo normal vaginal delivery and cesarean section. Recommendation: Providing women with full knowledge about childbirth, whether it is a normal vaginal or caesarean section, through conducting educational sessions in order to relieve anxiety that accompanies them during pregnancy.