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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 904-909

Study the effect of massage with jasmine oil in comparison to aromatherapy with jasmine oil on childbirth process in hospitals of Abadan city in 2013

Department of Midwifery, Midwifery of Social Security, Islamic Azad University of Abadan, Abadan, Iran

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Afsaneh Alavi
Department of Midwifery, Islamic Azad University of Abadan, Abadan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ATMPH.ATMPH_245_17

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Backgrounds and Purpose: Since childbirth is a natural phenomenon and is as old as the history of humanity, man has always been involved with the problem of pregnancy and childbirth. Childbirth is one of the most important events of women's life and negative events of this event result in adverse psychological consequences for her and her family. Therefore, some solutions have been concerned to experience a pleasant childbirth and reduce pain and shorten the duration of childbirth that it would lead to a reduction in cesarean sections in women. Methods: For this purpose, an experiment was done to examine the effect of massage with jasmine oil, in comparison to aromatherapy with jasmine oil on childbirth process in Abadan city hospitals in 2013. This was a clinical experimental study. In this study, statistical population consisted of pregnant women with singleton, 18–35 year old, a low-risk pregnancy-cephalic-entering the active phase childbirth. This was a clinical experimental study. Research units consisted of mothers who were referred for delivery to hospitals of Abadan. In this study, inclusion criteria were pregnant women with singleton, term 18–35 year old a low-risk pregnancy-cephalic-entering the active phase childbirth. Totally, 120 patients were enrolled and randomly divided into one control group and two groups. Results: About the aromatherapy procedures also results from the study showed positive effects of this method in relation to the purpose of the study. What is clear is allowing the use of very simple and it should this should be done by trained personnel to achieve the best result achieved and prevent the adverse effects. What is important whenever both methods are integrated, their effects in reducing pain and anxiety are more efficiently. According to the study, it can be found that no pharmacological pain management methods that increased the tolerance of pregnant women about the pain on the one hand, on the other hand, reduce sense of loneliness and elevated and strengthened confidence to reduce the level of anxiety and fear of childbirth. At the end of researcher pointed out that the continuation of studies on the use of adjuvant therapies to have beneficial effects to those in the chain of service delivery methods on implementing methods, aware, and be more efficient. In addition the most basic proposal, its preparation as head of a team of technical education and interested, or as a partner in the form of a highly qualified team to provide technical training content “up to date” to families and pregnant women officials at the ministerial level lets by having needed information. Conclusion: During the various sessions in the country, particularly in Abadan and Khorramshahr, rates to reduce maternal mortality and to make informed choices about the health of mothers and babies and help maintain an effective delivery method.

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