The Relationship between Preeclampsia with the Occurrence of Postpartum Depression in Masyita Delivery Hospital Makassar, Indonesia

Authors

  • Wa Mina La Isa
  • Ernawati
  • Amriati M.
  • Rusni M.
  • Sitti Nurbaya
  • M. Askar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2865

Keywords:

Postpartum depression, preeclampsia.

Abstract

Preeclampsia in Indonesia remains a huge problem during pregnancy with high morbidity and mortality.
Many risk factors influence the occurrence of preeclampsia, such as the family history of preeclampsia,
kidney disease, diabetes mellitus, chronic hypertension that has been suffered previously by pregnant mothers
before pregnancy (preeclampsia superimposed), obesity, and postpartum depression. The research objective
was to determine the relationship between preeclampsia and the occurrence of postpartum depression in
Masyita Delivery Hospital Makassar. This study used quantitative research method with a cross-sectional
design. Sampling using purposive sampling with a sample size of 61 postpartum mothers. Collecting data
using a questionnaire and analyzed using the Chi-Square test. This study found that pregnant mothers who
experienced mild preeclampsia were 34 subjects with 8.8% of them had postpartum depression, severe
preeclampsia experienced by 7 subjects with 71,4% of them had postpartum depression. The results of
statistical tests using Chi-square obtained the p-value=0.001. This study concluded that there is a significant
relationship between preeclampsia and the incidence of postpartum depression in Masyita Delivery Hospital
Makassar, Indonesia.

Author Biographies

Wa Mina La Isa

Lecturer

Ernawati

Assistant Professor

Amriati M.

Assistant Professor

Rusni M.

Lecturer, in Nursing Department of Health Polytechnic of Ministry of Health in Makassar, Indonesia

Sitti Nurbaya

Assistant Professor in STIKES Nani Hasanuddin Makassar,
Indonesia

M. Askar

Assistant Professor, in Nursing Department & Researcher in the Center of Excellent on Urban Health of Ministry
of Health in Makassar, Indonesia

Published

2021-03-12

How to Cite

Wa Mina La Isa, Ernawati, Amriati M., Rusni M., Sitti Nurbaya, & M. Askar. (2021). The Relationship between Preeclampsia with the Occurrence of Postpartum Depression in Masyita Delivery Hospital Makassar, Indonesia. Medico Legal Update, 21(2), 1269-1273. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2865