:: Volume 6, Issue 2 (7-2017) ::
Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery 2017, __VOLUME_4_(_3_ISSUE__): 14-22 Back to browse issues page
Assessment of care offered to the healthy newborn in the natural normal vaginal delivery and the cesarean section
Marzieh Yadollahi Farsani , Fereshteh Rasti Mrs, Hamid Alavi Majd Mr, Faren Soleimani , Shahnaz Tork Zahrani Mrs
Trainer Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I.R. Iran , zahranishahnaz@yahoo.com
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Background and aims:  Care services to infants in the length of primary time after birth has much effect on the health and decrease of  their mortality and morbidity. This study aimed to assess the care provided to the healthy newborn in the normal vaginal delivery (NVD) and the cesarean section (CS) in the hospitals affiliated with Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences.

Methods: This descriptive study has been performed upon 282 healthy term infants (104 CS and 178 NVD cases) through direct observation and using the health care evaluation checklists. Data were analyzed using , SPSS software and t-test and Mann- Whitney tests.

Results: The average of total health infant services among all of the samples was 58/3% and the percentage of agreement with standard of healthy infants care was more in NVD than CS labor (P=0.011). The emergency acts to retrieve and supporting services to feed infants with mothers’ milk in the CS group were more than NVD infants, but these infants received poor care in the area of primary procedures and assessment, and procedures to contact to mothers and infant. Also, the length of skin contact time between infants and their mothers after delivery and initiating to feed infants with mothers’ milk in the primary time in the CS group was lower than NVD infants(P=0.000).

Conclusion: Assessment of care services to healthy infants in hospitals under study had average quality and its quality was even lower in CS labors than NVD labors. Therefore, it can be performed more procedures to promote quality of care services to infants by health approaches in mothers education to develop NVD and reduce active CS.

Keywords: Assessment of Health Care, Healthy Infant, Normal vaginal delivery, Cesarean Section.
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/01/2 | Accepted: 2016/10/17 | Published: 2017/07/4

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