Proceedings of the First International Conference on Health, Social Sciences and Technology (ICoHSST 2020)

Characteristics, Knowledge, and Perception of Expectant Mothers About Preconception Preparations

Authors
Irma Linda, Heru Santosa, M. Fidel Ganis Siregar, Zulhaida Lubis
Corresponding Author
Irma Linda
Available Online 19 April 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210415.027How to use a DOI?
Keywords
characteristics, knowledge, perception, Preconception preparations
Abstract
Health problems that should be observed in women before pregnancy are related to the state of the reproductive system, the status of sexually transmitted diseases, the state of nutritional status, physical and psychological disease problems. The condition should be followed up with the services provided in the health facilities to ensure the health status of women before conceiving in good condition, as it will affect the first 1000 days of life for children who started since the conception period until the toddler child.The type of research used is survey analytic with the cross-sectional study design approach. The research site is conducted at the Pancur Batu Sub District of Deli Serdang Regency Province of North Sumatera, research time in August and September in 2019. The population in the study is all expectant mothers who visit the Integrated Service Post and Public Health Center with a sample are 110 by taking total sampling. Analysis of independent variables (age, number of births, education level, and knowledge) to perception about preconception preparations used the Spearman test to determine the relationship and the size of the correlation. The results of the study of the perception of pregnant women about preconception preparation are 8,06 (95% CI: 7,28 to 8,30), with a standard deviation of 1,273, the average value of the perception is inferred well. The average value of knowledge about the preconception preparations is 17,88 (95% CI: 17,48 to 18,28) with the standard deviation 2,110 well concluded. Factors related to the perception about preconception preparations are the level of education with a value of p=0.010 and the correlation coefficient indicates the number r=0.244 which means it has a weak correlation strength and knowledge had a significant relationship with the perception about preconception preparations with a value of p=0.004 and correlation coefficient indicates the number r=0.275 which means it has a weak correlation strength that positively patterned means the growing knowledge of mother the greater the perceived value. This means it is necessary to increase the knowledge of women of childbearing age about the need to prepare the physical and mental health of the Preconception by the related health workers.
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AU  - Heru Santosa
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AU  - Zulhaida Lubis
PY  - 2021
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