The Relationship with Prenatal Attachment of Psychosocial Health Status of Pregnant Women
Hediye Karakoça, Hava Ozkanb

Purpose: The study examines the relationship between psychosocial health status of pregnant women and prenatal attachment and the factors influencing it. Methods: The study was conducted as descriptive and correlation. The study was carried out with 305 pregnant women in the study and met the inclusion criteria. The data were collected by using the personal information form, the Pregnancy Psychosocial Health Assessment Scale and Preatal Attachment Inventory. The data were assessed by using descriptive statistics, Reliability test, t-test, One- Way Analysis of Variance, Kruskall Wallis, Mann Whitney-U and Pearson Correlation Analysis. Results: Pregnant woman’s and her husband's education status, duration of marriage, number of pregnancies, number of living children, abortion history, status of go to regular control, status of pregnant woman and husband to intent the pregnancy, number of still birth sand gender of infant affected the level of prenatal attachment. It was determined statistically significant positive correlation between psychosocial health status psychosocial health status of pregnant women and prenatal attachment. Conclusion:Psychosocial health of pregnant women, as thelevelincreases, it is found that the level of prenatal attachment is also increased.

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