Care Culture Of Pregnant Mothers

Abuk Seran, Agustina and Supriyanto, Stefanus and Bau Mali, Alberth Care Culture Of Pregnant Mothers. PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 1 (1). pp. 570-577. ISSN 2184-3643

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Factors of belief and traditional practice have a negative impact on the pregnancy and fetal growth. This research aims to learn the care culture of pregnant mothers. The design of this research is a qualitative study with the case study design approach. The informants of this research were pregnant women and family, midwives, and the birth attendants. The method of this study are observation and in-depth interviews. The data was analyzed with descriptive qualitative. The pregnant mothers consider pregnancy as normal and natural; there is an the abstinence to eat eggs and salted fish for the reason of causing itching all over the body, and there is a belief and fanaticism about the birth attendants for pregnancy care, the pregnant mothers involve or get support from their husband/family to keep the pregnancy of the spirits by always carrying objects that are believed to keep the pregnancy in the form of iron types such as scissors, nails or pins) while they are outdoors. This has been done from generation to generation. Pregnant mothers still believe and are fanatical about the birth attendants and family for pregnancy care. Recommendations for midwives are to always make their partners become the birth attendants.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pregnant Mothers
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: Jurusan Gizi
Jurusan Gizi
Depositing User: Mr. Albert Bau Mali
Date Deposited: 03 May 2023 08:10
Last Modified: 03 May 2023 08:10

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