Comparative analysis of the subjective perception of oneself as a future parent among married couples with different reproductive history

V. A. Moshkivskaya
2021 Вестник Мининского университета  
Introduction. The problem of infertility is widely known around the world. According to WHO, 3% of the world's population suffers from infertility. In Russia, the problem of infertility is extremely urgent, the number of couples applying for assisted reproductive technologies is growing every year. However, the number of positive IVF protocols, successful pregnancy outcomes, and the quality of life of children born prematurely is still not high. There are more than 700 factors that affect the
more » ... tcome of pregnancy, most of which are poorly understood, and research in various fields continues. In addition to the proven physiological factors that affect the outcome of pregnancy, there are a number of poorly understood factors that cause idiopathic infertility.Materials and Methods. Author's semi-structured interview for a married couple during pregnancy. Male and female version of the interview. Repeated author's interview for a woman in the early postpartum period. Content analysis.Results. The main results obtained during the interview were analyzed. Such as the subjective assessment of the perception of pregnancy (physical, emotional experiences), the motive of pregnancy, the assessment of one's own parental readiness to raise a child, parental competencies, changes in marital roles, studying the lifestyle before and during pregnancy, contact with one's own parents, behavior during childbirth, primary contact with a newborn child.Discussion and Conclusions. According to the results of the study, conclusions were obtained indicating the importance of timely provision of psychological assistance to pregnant women as a result of the use of ART. Women who are pregnant with ART are more anxious, less self-oriented, more likely to have obstetric and neonatal complications, difficulties with primary psychological contact with a newborn child, difficulties with breastfeeding.
doi:10.26795/2307-1281-2021-9-4-8 fatcat:ik76xdqzhzbgpgedmp3kwim7xu