Research Center for Nursing and Midwifery Care, Shahid Sadughi University of Medical Sciences Yazd, Iran
Background and Objective: Understanding the reproductive and sexual needs of pregnant women seems to be crucial in increasing the effectiveness of services and addressing their needs and expectations. Therefore, the aim of this study was to explain the needs and concerns of reproductive and sexual health of pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Method: This is a qualitative study with a content analysis approach. In this probe, 16 interviews were accomplished with 15 pregnant women who had referred to public and private pregnancy care centers. Data analysis was performed predicated on the content analysis approach using MAXQDA software version 12.
Results: Based on 16 interviews conducted with pregnant women during COVID-19 pandemic, 19 women were found to be suffering from mental disorders, fears, Disrupting prenatal care and sexual problems.
Conclusion: According to the results of this study and other studies in the area of reproductive and sexual health, due to its importance in the quality of individual and married life, it should be considered in health planning activities and scores of studies and interventions in these areas are thus suggested
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