The daily life of pregnant women: nursing promoting being healthy

Ana Isabel de Godoy Ferreira, Viviane Soares, Rosane Gonçalves Nitschke, Adriana Dutra Tholl, Maria Angeles Garcia Carpintero Muñoz, Samanta Rodrigues Michelin
2014 Texto & Contexto Enfermagem  
This is a qualitative, exploratory-descriptive study, grounded on the everyday life and interpretative sociology. The aim of the study was to understand the everyday life of pregnant women and their families, based on prenatal care. The study was conducted in a health center in southern Brazil, and it involved ten pregnant women. Data were collected by means of semi-structured interviews, using the intrafamilial genogram and ecomap, between March and May of 2011. Data analysis involved:
more » ... ary analysis, ordering, key links, coding and categorization. The results show that the everyday life of pregnant women involves biological changes and emotional experiences that generate a need for changing their pace of life, whose implementation depends on social changes, requiring a support network that may contribute to promote health during pregnancy.
doi:10.1590/0104-07072014001110012 fatcat:wrvsqprranabnbp6ri2c4f2q5q