INDIAN JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED BIOSCIENCES
ISSN (E) : 2582 – 2845
Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Biosciences (IJPAB)
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 4
First page : (23) Last page : (30)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7613
Effectiveness of Giving Health Education to Anxiety Levels for Primigravida Women Trimester III in Facing Labor as a Meeting of the Right to Inform
Ni Made Karlina Sumiari Tangkas1 and Cindy Meilinda Sari2*
Midwivery Faculty School of Health Science Buleleng Bali, Indonesia
*Corresponding Author E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: 3.07.2019 | Revised: 8.08.2019 | Accepted: 15.08.2019
Background: Most maternal deaths occur in labor and childbirth. This can be avoided through good antenatal services. The mother has the right to receive all information related to her condition. One of the competencies of midwives is providing education to mothers. IEC is an activity where there is a process of communication and education with the dissemination of information. This study aims to reduce the anxiety level of primigravida TW III mothers in facing labor. Method: This study is a pre-experimental study of one group pre-test post-test design with a prospective approach. Independent variables, namely IEC in pregnancy and the dependent variable, were decreased anxiety levels of third trimester primigravida mothers and fulfillment of the right to information. The population is all third trimester primigravida mothers who visit PMB or Buleleng Community Health Center work area 3. The total sample is 36 people, and the data collection technique uses an anxiety measure namely HARS sheet. Results: The results of the study showed that the statistical mean parametric t-test in the one-party test showed that t count = 9.88 was greater than t table = 1.684 so Ho was rejected and Ha was accepted which means IEC in pregnancy was effective in reducing the anxiety level of primigravida mothers trimester III and the right to obtain information is fulfilled. Conclusion: Giving IEC as one of the competencies of midwives that is effective in decreasing the anxiety level of pregnant women facing labor. The advice given to health workers at the Puskesmas must strive to improve the provision of counseling and especially IEC giving information that can reduce anxiety in primigravida pregnant women TW III.
Keywords: IEC, Anxiety, Pregnancy, Right.
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Cite this article: Tangkas, N.M.K.S. & Sari, C.M. (2019). Effectiveness of Giving Health Education to Anxiety Levels for Primigravida Women Trimester III in Facing Labor as a Meeting of the Right to Inform, Ind. J. Pure App. Biosci. 7(4), 23-30. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7613