Volume 2, Issue 2 (2015 2015)                   JRH 2015, 2(2): 43-52 | Back to browse issues page

XML Persian Abstract Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Sanagoo A, Kalantari S, Jouybari L, Hosseini M, Emadi H. The Experiences of Pregnant Women and Mothers of Hospitalized Neonates In application of Healing Power of Quran to Promote Health in Golestan University of Medical sciences (2012). JRH 2015; 2 (2) :43-52
URL: http://jrh.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-99-en.html
Associate Professor, Nursing Research Center, Goletsan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
Abstract:   (6207 Views)

Background and purpose: The Holy Quran introduces itself as a book of healing so that by the use it we are able to treat our inner and spiritual illnesses. The research evidences confirm that people benefit of their religious beliefs for the prevention, treatment and adaptation when their health is threatened. The purpose of this study was to explore experiences of pregnant mothers and mothers of hospitalized neonates in taking the advantages of the healing of the Quran for the health. Materials and Methods: In this qualitative study using purposeful sampling 25 pregnant women and mothers of newborns admitted in hospitals of Golestan University of Medical Sciences participated in 2010. The data was collected by semi-structured interviews. The main question was about the mothers’ experiences of using healing power of Quran for their health and their children’. All of interviews were tape-recorded, transcribed verbatim, and analyzed using qualitative conventional content analysis methods. Results: Safe and comfortable childbirth, healthy and competent child, and to obtain peace were main themes of the study that indicates health-related needs of the mothers. Reading Quran, passing beneath Quran circle, washing every four corner of Quran, reading Yasin and Yusuf Surah, and attaching Ayat al-Kursi to infant dress were some of common behaviors by the mothers to prevent health threats or treat them. Conclusion: The mothers in the study believed that reading Quran was effective for newborn recovery from illness, and adaptation to critical conditions of pregnancy, and feeling satisfaction and closeness to the God.

Full-Text [PDF 404 kb]   (3554 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Islamic- Iranian Medicine

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:

Send email to the article author

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

© 2024 CC BY-NC 4.0 | Journal of Religion and Health

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb