Gambaran Faktor-faktor Ibu Mengikuti Kelas Ibu Hamil di Wilayah Kerja Puskesmas Tempuran Kabupaten Magelang Tahun 2013

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Nova Wijanarko
Siti Fadhilah
Dusi Catur Susiwati


Background : The maternal mortality rate (MMR) and infant mortality rate (IMR) is an indicator of success in the development of the health sector. One of the new breakthroughs in the health section of the family in an effort to lower the maternal mortality rate is to establish Pregnancy Class. Pregnancy class is a means to learn together about the health of pregnant women, in the form of face-to-face in a group that aims to increase knowledge, change attitudes and behaviors in order to understand the mother's pregnancy, the body changes and complaints during pregnancy, prenatal care, delivery, postnatal care, KB postpartum, newborn care, myths, beliefs, local customs, infectious diseases and birth certificates.

Objective : Knowing description of the factors pregnant mothers attend classes.

Method : This study is the descriptive type, using cross-sectional approach. The sampling technique used was simple random sampling with a sample size in this study was 57 respondents.

Results: Most of the mothers knowledge level of pregnant women who attend classes are good that as many as 45 respondents (78.9%). Most of the mothers who attend classes pregnant women have high levels of basic education (elementary and secondary) as many as 44 respondents (77.2%). Most have the attitude agrees with the class of pregnant women as many as 46 respondents (80.7%). Most of the husband to provide support to mothers who attend classes pregnant women as many as 44 respondents (77.2%).

Conclusions : The level of knowledge of mothers who attend classes either pregnant women, the level of basic education, has agreed attitudes toward classroom activities pregnant women, and the husband's mother gave support to pregnant mothers to attend classes.

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