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2019, 20(6): 356-366 Back to browse issues page
Perceived Concerns and Constraints of Mothers with Gestational Diabetes: A Qualitative Study
Samira Mokhlesi , Masoumeh Simbar Professor , Fahimeh Ramezani tehrani Professor , Nourosaddat Kariman Dr , Hamid Alavi Professor
, Midwifery and Reproductive Health Department, school of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , msimbar@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Gestational diabetes, in addition to increased risk for mother and fetus, can affect all aspects of the mother's life. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to describe the experiences of mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus. Materials and Methods: This was qualitative study. Semi-structured open-ended interviews were conducted with 25 women with gestational diabetes mellitus and by 8 healthcare providers. All interviews were recorded and transcribed. The content analysis approach was used to analyze data. Results: Participants understood their limitations in social and recreational activities as well as their roles as a mother or a spouse. In addition, treatment of the disease caused limitations in their daily lives. Based on the data analysis, the concerns of pregnant women with gestational diabetes involved concerns of mothers with their health, fetal and neonatal health, as well as concerns about treatment and care. Conclusion: Midwives and other health care providers should be aware of the impact of the diagnosis of gestational diabetes on the lives of mothers and provide them with appropriate personal and cultural advice recommendations, especially on treatment, in addition to useful and useful information to reduce their concerns.
Keywords: Qualitative research, Gestational diabetes, Iran
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Gynecology
Received: 2018/10/13 | Accepted: 2019/02/3
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mokhlesi S, simbar M, ramezani tehrani F, kariman N, alavi H. Perceived Concerns and Constraints of Mothers with Gestational Diabetes: A Qualitative Study. Iranian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2019; 20 (6) :356-366
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Volume 20, Issue 6 (3-2019) Back to browse issues page
مجله ی غدد درون‌ریز و متابولیسم ایران، دو ماهنامه  پژوهشی مرکز تحقیقات غدد درون‌ریز و متابولیسم، Iranian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
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