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Maternal Satisfaction about Prenatal and Postnatal Cares in Vaginal and Cesarean Section Delivery at Teaching and Non- teaching Hospitals of Tabriz/ Iran
Somayyeh Naghizadeh1, Sahar Azari1, Fatemeh Mohammady1, Mehdi Ebrahimpour mirza rezaei2, Fahimeh Sehhati2
1Department of Midwifery, Medical Science, Tabriz branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran
2Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

IJWHR 2014; 2: 146-154
DOI: 10.15296/ijwhr.2014.22
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Keywords : Cesarean Section, Postpartum Cares, Satisfaction, Vaginal Delivery
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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.

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