Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2019, Page: 216-228
Effect of Sexual Educational Package on Knowledge and Female Sexual Function for Pregnant Women
Doaa Mohamed Sobhy Elsayed, Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
Amira Refaat Said, Obstetrics and Woman's Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
Ola Abdel-Wahab Afifi Araby, Obstetrics and Woman's Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
Received: Jun. 8, 2019;       Accepted: Jun. 29, 2019;       Published: Aug. 5, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190805.12      View  25      Downloads  21
Abstract
Background: Sexual activity is a mutual relationship and any change in women’s sexual function may result in an increase in sexual disorders among the couples. Many previous studies have suggested that sexual education during pregnancy can improve the sexual function of the pregnant women. Aim: of this study was to evaluate effect of the sexual educational package on knowledge and female sexual function for pregnant women. Design: Quasi- experimental design was utilized. Sample: A purposive sample of (a total of 100 primigravida, control group (n=50) and study group (n=50) who attended antenatal clinic during six months. Setting: The study was carried out in the antenatal clinic at Benha University Hospital. Tools: Data were collected through two main tools: A structured self-administered questionnaire to assess demographic data, personal characteristics and knowledge of the studied sample regarding sexuality and sexual function during pregnancy, and Modified Female Sexual Function Index to assess sexual function in primigravida. Results: showed that the mean age of study and control groups were 23.80 ± 3.43years and 24.18 ± 1.63years respectively. A highly statistical significant difference was observed in knowledge between the two groups after implementing sexual education package (p < 0.001). There was a highly significant difference between study and control groups regarding mean FSFI six domains and total scores during the different study phases after implementing sexual educational package (p < 0.001). Conclusion: The sexual educational package had a significant effect on improvement of primigravida pregnant women sexual function and knowledge after implementing sexual educational package. Recommendation: Educa¬tional sexual package intervention must be integrated into prenatal consulta¬tions and care; establishing strategies to facilitate the women’s understanding to discuss sexual disorders freely through applying this study on a large sample in the obstetrics and gynecological outpatient clinics.
Keywords
Sexual Education Package, Sexual Function, Pregnancy
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Doaa Mohamed Sobhy Elsayed, Amira Refaat Said, Ola Abdel-Wahab Afifi Araby, Effect of Sexual Educational Package on Knowledge and Female Sexual Function for Pregnant Women, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 8, No. 5, 2019, pp. 216-228. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190805.12
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