The Effect of Giving Date Palm Juice on the Duration of the First Stage of Labor in Sele Be Solu Hospital, Sorong City

Authors

  • Ariani Pongoh1 , Niken Kumala Budi1 , Sri Ayu Dawam1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1515

Keywords:

Labor, First Stage, Date Palm Juice

Abstract

The maternal mortality rate (MMR) in the world in 2017 is 216 per 100.00 live births and 99% of them are

due to childbirth problems in Indonesia. One of the causes of maternal mortality in Indonesia is prolonged

labor. The labor process requires optimal energy and stamina. One intake of energy/nutrition for childbirth

is Date Palm juice, a mixture of 100 grams of dates with ± 200 cc of water blended using a blender. The

purpose of this study was to determine the effect of dates palm juice on the duration of the first stage of labor

in Sele Be Solu Hospital in Sorong City.

The research design uses Quasy Experiment (quasi-experimental) with Non-equivalent Posttest Only

Control Group. Time and place of research 20 May - 15 June 2019 at Sele Be Solu Regional Hospital,

Sorong City. A sample of 32 respondents using purposive sampling technique. The independent variable

was giving of date palm juice and the dependent variable was the normal labor duration of the first stage of

labor. Data collection used observation sheets and partographs. Statistical analysis using Independent T-Test

with a significance level of 0.05. After giving date palm juice to the intervention group p-value = 0,000 ? =

0.05 was obtained. There is an effect of Date Palm juice to facilitate normal labor duration of the first stage

at Sele Be Solu Regional Hospital in Sorong City.

Author Biography

Ariani Pongoh1 , Niken Kumala Budi1 , Sri Ayu Dawam1

1Lecturers of Midwifery Department of Poltekkes Kemenkes Sorong,West Papua

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Ariani Pongoh1 , Niken Kumala Budi1 , Sri Ayu Dawam1. (2020). The Effect of Giving Date Palm Juice on the Duration of the First Stage of Labor in Sele Be Solu Hospital, Sorong City. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 893-898. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1515