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Marital Satisfaction in Working and Non-working Pregnant women
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Background & Aim: Being healthy in the period of Pregnancy and lactation is crucially for female in work place. So it is important to pay attention to safety and health of working pregnant women and lactating women in work place. Marital satisfaction is an index of psychological health and one of the factors which can affect it is occupation. On the other hand, mood changes and pregnant requirements at home and word place can cause some problems for them. The aim of this study was to assess marital satisfaction between working and non-working pregnant women.

Material & Methods: This is a descriptive study, Sample size include 239 working and non-working pregnant women referring to Jahrom health care centers in 1392. Data was collected by questionnaires of Enrich marital satisfaction that included 35 questions. We analyzed data for mean and standard deviation and used t test to evaluate the groups.

Results: Mean age in pregnant women was 28.47± 4.95 and age range was 18-45 years old. Almost half of women (51%) had college education. Marital satisfaction in working pregnants was 78.6 ± 18.40 and in non-workings was 84.43±16.57 and difference between two groups was statistically significant(P=0.03). 76.2% of non-working pregnants and 89% of working pregnants had low marital satisfaction.

Conclusion: Results of this study show that working had negative effects on marital satisfaction. Mood changes in pregnancy can affected by working and may result in marital dissatisfaction. So make marital counseling classes to enhance the mental health of pregnant women as an important part of prenatal care is recommended.


Keywords: satisfaction, working women, pregnancy, non-working women
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/7 | Accepted: 2016/06/7 | Published: 2016/06/7
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Marital Satisfaction in Working and Non-working Pregnant women. 3. 2014; 4 (6 and 7) :57-64
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