The social support on grief of maternal after pregnancy loss
Keywords:Social support, pregnancy loss, Grief
The Quasi-experimental study aimed to describe the effect of the social support care model on grief among women who experienced termination of pregnancy. The one group pre-post test design was applied to conduct this research. Twenty women who experienced termination of pregnancy due to fetal conditions admitted in the gynaecological care ward, Maharat-Nakhon Ratchasima hospital were included in the study. All received the developed social support care model during stayed in the hospital. Collecting data by questionnaire related to personal information and grief scores, provided grief assessment at pre-intervention and two times post-intervention; before discharge and 2 weeks after terminating of pregnancy. Descriptive statistics and statistical tests of difference were performed in data analysis. The result revealed that women’s grief scores after providing social support care model were significantly statistical lower than pre-intervention (p-value <0.05).
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