The experiences of pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey: A qualitative study

MIZRAK ŞAHİN B., Kabakci E. N.

WOMEN AND BIRTH, vol.34, no.2, pp.162-169, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wombi.2020.09.022
  • Journal Name: WOMEN AND BIRTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, ASSIA, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.162-169
  • Keywords: COVID-19, Concerns, Attitude, Experiences, Pregnancy, Turkey, ANXIETY SYMPTOMS, RISK, SUPPORT, IMPACT
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Due to spread and impact of COVID-19 in the world and Turkey lead to fear, stress and anxiety in individuals. This trend is increasing more especially in pregnant women at risk as they are concerned about the safety of themselves and the fetus.