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Abstract                 Volume:6  Issue-4  Year-2018          Original Research Articles


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Preferences of Iraqi Women Regarding Mode of Delivery
Ibtisam Abdul Kareem Idan*
MBChB, DOG, Al Karamah Teaching Hospital, Iraq
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

There are many theories about how delivery should be, many factors affecting the preferences of women regarding their mode of delivery, this study aimed to assess the preferences of 428 Iraqi women about what they preferred as a mode of delivery and to evaluate the contributing factors that may affect their choices. Women were enrolled and data collected during 2016 – 2017, in Baghdad Iraq from main two hospitals and private clinic. The study concluded that majority of the studied group preferred the vaginal delivery than CS. Preferences of women were significantly affected by their age, education, parity, occupation and income. Previous experience, cultural factor, hospital factors and quality of services among, advices from family or nurses among the main determinant of mothers choices.

Keywords: Vaginal delivery, Caesarean section, Preferences, Determinant, rates
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How to cite this article:

Ibtisam Abdul Kareem Idan. 2018. Preferences of Iraqi Women Regarding Mode of Delivery.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 6(4): 65-74
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2018.604.010