Supported Condition for Baby Blues Mothers after Postpartum in Surakarta

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Kusuma Estu Werdani
Harini Nur Anggraeni


Approximately 60% of maternal deaths due to labor and 50% of deaths occur during the puerperium within the first 24 hours after delivery. Almost 50-70% of women in Indonesia after giving birth experience baby blues. Maternal mortality rate in Puskesmas Pajang by 2015 there are 2 cases per 100,000 live births. Baby blues are psychological problems that occur during the puerperium. The incidence of baby blues in postpartum mothers tends to be higher and needs to get serious attention. Husband support and maternal participation in maternal support groups can help reduce the risk of baby blues both primiparous and multi parent mother. The purpose of this study was to analyze the correlation between husbands support, parity, and participation in Kelompok Pendukung Ibu (KP-Ibu) with baby blues among postpartum mother in Puskesmas Pajang Surakarta in 2017. The type of this research is observational analytic with cross sectional approach. The population in this study were 63 postpartum mothers in May-June with a sample size of 60 peoples. The analysis used chi-square. The result of the statistical test shows that there is a correlation between husband support (p = 0,000) and no correlation between parity (p = 0,972), the participation of KP-Ibu (p = 0,089) with baby blues event in postpartum mother in Puskesmas Pajang Surakarta


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