Arshadi Bostanabad, M and Jabbari, T and Rezanezhad, J and Valizadeh, S (2014) PATERNAL – NEWBORN BONDING AND ITS RELATED FACTORS. The Journal of Urmia Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, 12 (8). pp. 777-783.


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Depressing and anxiety of mother have confounding effect on Mother-Newborn relationship. As Parent-Newborn Bonding is an interactive process which is related to different factors in life, close father-newborn relationship can compensate the failed mother-newborn relationship. Father-newborn bonding mostly occurs after birth in a slow process, and during newborn care. Different factors such as marital satisfaction, age of to-be-father, number of children, and culture affect it. This study tries to investigate Paternal – Newborn bonding and its related factors. Materials & Methods: In this descriptive study, 100 parents of newborns in Tabriz 29 Bahman Hospital was selected using sampling with proportional allocation. The data were collected using newborn-parent demographic, and John Condon Paternal– Newborn Bonding Questionnaires. They were analyzed using the SPSS software and statistical tests. Results: The mean score of Bonding was 80.54±6.7 that indicates high level Bonding between fathers and newborns. Statistical tests showed significant relationship between Father – Newborn Bonding and birth age (p<0.01) and birth weight (p<0.05). There was no significant correlation between Bonding score with other demographic data. Conclusions: In case of the occurrence of premature birth and low birth weight infant, it is better to increase the level of Father-Newborn Bonding score

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fathers, Newborn, Bonding
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
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Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2018 07:40
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2018 07:40

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