Iranian Society of Gynecology Oncology

Document Type : Original Research Article


1 Urgench Branch Tashkent Medical Academy, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Urgench City, Uzbekistan

2 Medical Technical College, Al-Farahidi University, Baghdad, Iraq

3 Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department, College of Pharmacy, Al-Ayen University, Thi-Qar, Iraq

4 Department of Medical Laboratory Technics, Al-Zahrawi University College, Karbala, Iraq

5 Al-Esraa University College, Baghdad, Iraq

6 College of Pharmacy/ National University of Science and Technology, Dhi Qar, Iraq

7 Al-Hadi University College, Baghdad, Iraq

8 Department of Medical Laboratories Technology, AL-Nisour University College, Baghdad, Iraq


Background & Objective: One of the most prevalent musculoskeletal issues during pregnancy is pelvic pain, which most pregnant women may experience to varying degrees. The current research aims to identify and evaluate the risk factors contributing to pelvic pain in pregnant women.
Materials & Methods: The present case-control research was conducted on 180 pregnant women at Baghdad's Alwiyah Hospital for Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2022. For data collection, two questionnaires and a checklist were utilized. The questionnaires included demographic information about women and questions about risk factors, and the checklist included the results of women's examinations to identify risk factors. Using SPSS.23 software, the data were analyzed, and the statistical significance level of the results was considered less than 0.05.
Results: The results showed that from the demographic variables, only the age variable showed a statistically significant difference between the two groups (P<0.05). Also, evaluating the risk factors indicated a significant difference between the two groups for the baby's weight, back pain before pregnancy, and back pain in the previous pregnancy (P<0.001). Other demographic variables and risk factors did not significant difference between the two groups (P>0.05).
Conclusion: The results demonstrated that identifying the risk factors could aid in managing aggravating pelvic pain factors during pregnancy and preventing movement restrictions in postpartum women.


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