Proceedings of the Health Science International Conference (HSIC 2017)

Couvade Syndrome and Health Status of The First Trimester of Primigravida

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Tutu April Ariani
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Tutu April Ariani
Available Online October 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/hsic-17.2017.16How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Couvade Syndrome, Husband Anxiety Levels, The Incidence Of Emesis Gravidarum.
Abstract
The Couvade Syndrome refers to physichal symptoms of varying intensity and severity experienced by expectant father. Many husbands who experience physical symptoms during pregnancy of the partner. This situation sometimes referred as Couvade Syndrome (Fathering). Anxiety of the husband when facingprimigravida wife in the first trimester with emesis gravidarum varies greatly from mild anxiety to panic. Objectives: The aim was to determine the relationship between Couvade Syndromeof the husband and the incident of emesis gravidarumin primigravida wife in the first trimester. Methods: This study used cross sectional approach. Data collection of Couvade Syndrome by measuring the anxiety level of husbands was using DASS questionnaires, while emesis gravidarum used a questionnaire based on the frequency of occurrence. Data was analyzed using the Spearman Rank analysis (significant level of α = 0.05, p-value <α) using a significant level. Results: Based on cross-tabulation between the occurrence of emesis gravidarum with husband anxiety level indicates the incidence of emesis gravidarum in moderate and severe level as many as 10 people (41.7%) and the most dominant anxiety level of the husband that was moderate anxiety levels as many as 7 people (29.2%). Result of Spearman Ranktest concluded that ρ value = 0.03> α = 0.05 (5%). Conclusion: Husband anxiety when facing his wife with emesis gravidarum vary from no anxiety to panic, in this study the respond of husband anxiety when facing his wife with emesis gravidarum is in the moderate level.
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Health Science International Conference (HSIC 2017)
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Advances in Health Sciences Research
Publication Date
October 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-413-2
ISSN
2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/hsic-17.2017.16How to use a DOI?
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