The Experience of Pregnant Women during COVID-19: A Descriptive Study in BhopalJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2021-09-05
Authors : Seema Sahu; Nitika Francis;
Page : 969-971
Keywords : COVID-19; Pregnant mothers; Stress; Anxiety;
Worldwide outbreaks of COVID-19 drastically affect the health of all including pregnant women. A descriptive study was conducted on 15 pregnant mothers, sample were selected by purposive sampling technique at Devmata Hospital Bhopal. The aim of the study was to understand the feelings of expected mothers infected with COVID 19. Data was collected by WhatsApp app and interview by calling. After getting the data, saturation of data done and 4 theme is developed on the basis of collected data. The categorized theme including Interruption of the peace and obstruction in daily activities, Crises due to epidemic, Rehabilitation methods, Acceptance of condition. On the basis of this theme result revealed that pregnant mothers were experienced severe anxiety and stress in there day to day activity. The stress level was high in initial days of COVID 19 announcement. After some time, the stress level was reduced to some extend by using all sanitization protocols and hygienic habits.
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