|The Relationship Between Spiritual Health and Mother’s Forgiveness with her Anxiety in the Labor of the Pregnant Women|
|Hanieh Dehestani1, Zeinab moshfeghy2, Fatemeh Ghodrati3, Marzieh Akbarzadeh4|
|1Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2Community Based Psychiatric Care Research Center, Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
3Department of Theology, Faculty of Humanities Science College, Yasouj university, Yasouj, Iran
4Department of Midwifery, Maternal –fetal medicine Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
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Keywords : Anxiety, Forgiveness, Labor,Spiritual, Health
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Objectives: The process of delivery is a painful process and may impose different mental effects on the mother. The study investigated the relationship between forgiveness and spiritual well-being on mother's anxiety during labor of the pregnant women.
Materials and Methods: This is a cross-sectional descriptive-analytic study. The research population consisted of the pregnant women referred to three maternity hospitals affiliated to Shiraz Medical Sciences University. The sample size was 200 (both the prime and mltiparuse mother) based on multiple regression analysis and for each variable, 10 samples were selected for this study. The tools were Palutzian & Ellison Spiritual Health Scale, Pollard Forgiveness Questionnaire in Family and Spielberger's questionnears.
Results: Based on Pearson correlation test, the correlation between the two variables of spiritual health and maternal trait anxiety of the mothers was (r=-0.329), state anxiety (r= -0.385) and the total score of anxiety (r= -0.363) with a significance relationship. Besides, between the two variables of mother forgiveness and mother's anxiety was(r= -0.352), the state anxiety (r= -0.39) and the anxiety variable(r = -0.377) with a significance level (p= 0.001).
Conclusion: there was a significant negative relationship between spiritual health and forgiveness with the State ,trait and overall score of anxiety.
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