Authors: rezaei Elham, Behboodi Moghadam Zahra, Nejat Saharnaz
Objective: 79 %of the pregnant women suffer from sleep disorders. These disorders are the result of physiological changes, hormonal, physical, pregnancy occur from different causes are And can affect disorders before, during and after childbirth can affect the quality of life for pregnant women. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of behavioral health sleep education on the quality of life in the pregnant women with sleep disorder in the second trimester of pregnancy.
Materials & Methods:This study is a randomized clinical trial, was On 112 pregnant women with sleep disorder (According to the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality questionnaire), Tools for data collection included demographic questionnaire and summarized in the World Health Organization Qualityof Life (WHOQOL: BREF), Sampling was done in an easy and accessible, After sampling Were randomly(simple) divided into control and case groups, The case group, health behavior Sleep education were presented During a four-hour session in weeks 22, 23, 24 and 25 then followed up by Fill out the summarized in the World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL: BREF) questionnaire in the first meeting on the month after intervention in week 29 of pregnancy and the second follow-up session two months later at 33 weeks by the subjects. The control group received no intervention only routine prenatal care was provided to them. The results was assessed by chi-square tests, tindependent test and Fischer by spss version 18.
Results: A statistically significant change was reported in the quality of life in the intervention group (Case) in comparison to the Control group (29 week (p < 0.000), 33 week (p < 0.001)).
Conclusions:Behavioral health sleep education improves the quality of life in pregnant women who are experiencing insomnia. Findings from this study add support to the reported effectiveness of behavioral health sleep education in the prenatal care and clinical management of insomnia in pregnancy.
Key word: Quality of life, pregnant women, sleep disorder.