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aumj 2012, 1(2): 93-99 Back to browse issues page
Reviewing Sexual Function After Delivery and Its Association with Some of the Demographic Marital Satisfaction Factors
Kh. Broumandfar , Z. Farajzadegan, H. Hoseini, M. Ghaed Rahmati
Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran , boroumandfar@nm.mui.ac.ir
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Background: Desirable sexual function has an important role in strengthening the marital life of the couples. Sexual disorders can cause mental pressure and affect quality of life and marital relationship. Methods: This was a descriptive correlation study in one group and one phase covering multivariables. The study sample included 384 women after delivery period that had the following inclusion criteria: the age of at least 18 years, delivery in 38-42 pregnancy weeks, primiparous and multiparous women, living in the city, single pregnancy, and twelve months elapsed from the delivery. The required data such demographic, marital satisfaction and sexual function index were collected through reporting questionnaire. The data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistical methods using software SPSS. Results: The findings of the study indicated that the most prevalent disorder of the sexual relationship in postpartum was dyspareunia and the least prevalent was the sexual desire. There was no significant association between sexual function and, age, education degree , body mass index ,body size and job, but there was a significant association for other factors such as the economic, residence and marital satisfaction (p<0.01). Conclusion: It is recommended that sexual problems after delivery be placed on the list of health teaching issues to pass easily this period of time. Women should be assured that these problems gradually would be improved and they should learn using proper techniques to decrease dyspareunia which is a sexual disorder in postpartum period.
Keywords: Sexual Function, Postpartum, Dyspareunia, Sexual desire, Sexual Satisfaction
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Received: 2012/08/26 | Accepted: 2017/08/23 | Published: 2017/08/23
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Broumandfar K, Farajzadegan Z, Hoseini H, Ghaed Rahmati M. Reviewing Sexual Function After Delivery and Its Association with Some of the Demographic Marital Satisfaction Factors. aumj. 2012; 1 (2) :93-99
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