The Influence of Antenatal Class Towards IIIrd Trimester Primigravida Mothers’ Level of Anxiety in Facing Child Birth

Girsang, Bina Melvia and Widita, Putri The Influence of Antenatal Class Towards IIIrd Trimester Primigravida Mothers’ Level of Anxiety in Facing Child Birth. Chalenges Strategy. ISSN 2460-0601

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    Background: Anxiety is most experienced by primigravida mothers in IIIrd trimester. This anxiety could possibly be the cause of obstetrics complication which happens when the stress hormone(adrenalin dan noradrenalain) produced triggered by anxiety. The complication can be in such form as pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, hypertension risk during pregnancy, premature birth, and miscarriage. It can also be the reason of time taking-child birth in phase II. This complication needs such an antenatal treatment as antenatal class which can facilitate the needs of service during pregnancy. This research’s purpose is to figure out IIIrd trimester primigravida mothers’ level of anxiety differences in facing child birth before and after taking the antenatal class. Method: This research is a quantitative research with pre-experiment design and only group pretest – posttest plan. It takes 15 people as a sample and uses quetionaire and observation sheet to collect data. The sample taking technique used is simpel random sampling. Data collection was taken in Local Government Clinic on Merdeka Street–Palembang during November 20th to December 3rd 2013. Result: The result shows the following characteristic of respondents: the greatest number of ages in range <20 and >30 years are 9 respondents (60%), unemployed mothers are 11 respondents (73,3%), mothers with adequate income are 8 respondents (53,3%), and moderate-educated mothers are 10 respondents (66,7%). Statistic proves that there is a significant influence between IIIrd trimester primigravida mothers who participate antenatal class and who do not in terms of anxiety level when facing child birth in Merdeka Local Government Clinic in Palembang (p value=0,000;≤0,05). Conclussion: Based on the research’s result, the Antenatal class is expected to be implemented as an anteanatal services during pregnancy. Furthermore, the research is also expected to be able to conduct analysis towards other factors that can influence mothers’ anxiety level during pregnancy. Keywords : Primigravida Mothers, IIIrd Trimester, Antenatal Class, Anxiety

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
    Divisions: Faculty of Medicine > Department of Nursing
    Depositing User: Bina Melvia Girsang Bina Girsang
    Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2017 08:38
    Last Modified: 27 Jan 2017 08:38

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