عنوان مقاله [English]
Fasting is one of the most important worshipers of Islam. Although pregnant women, and brest-feeding women, and those who may be sick or on a journey,… are exempted from the duty of fasting, some of them do so willing and eagerly. Considering the importance of nutrition during pregnancy in the health of the fetus and mother, the purpose of this study was to compare the pregnancy status in fasting and non-fasting pregnant women.
The present research was cohort study.84 pregnant women were put into 2 groups of second Trimester (21 women) and third Trimester (21 women), and non –fasting pregnant women were second Trimester(21 women)and third Trimester (21women).Sampling was performed randomly ,gradually. Data was collected by,examination ,and interview, and then they were analyzed by SPSS.
The results showed that the anemia of fasting and non-fasting pregnant mothers was not statistically significant in the second and third trimester of pregnancy. There was not statistically significant difference between normal weight gain during pregnancy among fasting pregnant and non-fasting pregnant women in the second and third trimester of gestation. Fasting in Pregnant women in the second and third trimester of pregnancy have no effect on the pregnancy status (normal weight gain during pregnancy and maternal anemia