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:: Volume 29, Issue 3 (4-2024) ::
__Armaghane Danesh__ 2024, 29(3): 0-0 Back to browse issues page
Investigating the effect of infant massage by the mother on maternal postpartum depression
KHORSHID Rigi 1, Farideh Vaziri , Allahyar Shahnavazi , Mohammad Behnam moghadam
1- , khorshid.rigi@gmail.com
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Introduction: Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in different societies. Postpartum depression occurs in the first 4 weeks after childbirth, The incidence of postpartum depression is reported in 10-20% of women. Touch and massage is a major component of high-level interaction in the caring model in order to promote mental and physical-psychological communication between mother and child The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of massage on maternal fatigue.
methods: The present study is a One-blind clinical trial. A total of 72 mothers with healthy mothers who had mild to moderate depression, were randomly assigned to receive addiction and were randomly assigned to control their pain. A standard the Edinburgh Depression questionnaire testing was used before (4 weeks and 8 weeks after intervention). In this study, the field massage technique was used for intervention. Each day, 8 weeks, the infants received 15 minutes of breastfeeding. As a result, the control group received routine care.
Findngs: The data were analyzed for 70 mothers. The age range of the women was 16 to 38 years or the mean and standard deviation of 5.40301 ± 26.7143 years. There were no significant statistical differences between the age of the level of education in infants and the number of live births. From the viewpoint of depression scores before intervention, there was a significant difference between the experimental and control groups. However, there was a significant difference between control and experimental groups in the 4 weeks and 8 weeks after the intervention.

Conclusion: Massaging the infant can be effective on the depression in the mother. And is recommended as a low-cost, low-cost, and low-cost strategy for mothers during the postpartum period.
Keywords: postpartum depression, infant massage
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Gynaecology
Received: 2023/11/8 | Accepted: 2024/03/5 | Published: 2024/05/20
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rigi K, vaziri F, shahnavazi A, behnam moghadam M. Investigating the effect of infant massage by the mother on maternal postpartum depression. armaghanj 2024; 29 (3)
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