عنوان مقاله [English]
Background and Objective: The postpartum period is important for health of the mother and baby.Proper
functioning of postpartum women in religious orders, in addition to spiritual influence, causing comfort and a
better relationship with her partner. Given the importance of knowledge this study was conducted to assess this
issue in relation to postpartum religious orders.
Methods and Materials: This is a cross-sectional survey in 421 women in postpartum wards of hospitals in
Isfahan were studied by use of quota and easy sampling from January to March of 2014.2-part questionnaire was
completed by women. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistical analysis and SPSS software (P<0/05).
Results: The results showed that the knowledge of the majority of participants in the field of postpartum
religious orders was low. Average score of their general knowledge in this field was 27/38(23/05). (From 100)
Knowledge of woman had a significant positive relationship with age, husband’s age, number of pregnancies
and deliveries and husband’s job. (p<0.05).But there was the significant relationship between knowledge with
woman’s job.woman’s literacy and husband’s literacy. (p>0/05).
Conclusion: Due to low awareness level of the subjects about postpartum religious orders, religious authorities,
as well as health authorities need to pay special attention to education this subject for pregnant and postpartum