Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the validity and reliability of the Turkish
version of the Birth Experiences Questionnaire.
Material and Methods: This methodological study was carried out with 110 couple
who were admitted to a in Istanbul between January and December 2019. This research is a methodological study. This study was conducted with 110 couple who
gave birth in a public hospital in Istanbul between January and December 2019. The
data of the study were obtained using Personal Information Form and Turkish version
of Birth Experiences Questionnaire. Birth Experiences Questionnaire measurements
were tested with validity and reliability analyzes. For this purpose, validity analysis of
data; scope validity index, exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis
(CFA), reliability analysis; Pearson moment product correlation and Cronbach Alpha
reliability coefficient tests were used. In the evaluation of data, t-test, correlation analysis, Cronbach α analysis, and CFA were used.
Results: It is a 10-item self-rating scale. To assess the consistency of the questionnaire overtime, test-retest measurement was performed with an interval of 1 day. As
a result, no difference was found between the mean scores (p>0.05). In the analysis
conducted for the internal consistency in the reliability study of the Birth Experiences
Questionnaire, the Cronbach alpha reliability coefficient all scales was determined for
all scales as ∝=0.78 for mothers and ∝=0.86 for fathers.
Conclusion: In this study, it was shown that the Turkish version of the scale was valid