The Effectiveness of Kegel Exercise for the Acceleration of Perineum Wound Healing on Postpartum Women
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- kegel, healing, postpartum women
Postpartum is an important phase because the complication including genetalia infection frequently happen in this phase. perineum wound healing delay is influenced by several factors, such as less nutrients, less of personal hygiene or personal perineum hygiene, less break, less mobilization and exercises as post-partum exercises that could cause infection. The Post-partum Mobilization was applied gradually based on mother’s power. One effort to be made to accelerate perineum wound healing was to implement post-partum exercise. One movement in post-partum exercise including kegel exercise was useful to help perineum wound healing. In this study, we aimed to Analyze the effectiveness of kegel exercise for the acceleration of perineum wound healing. Methods: The quantitative method with quasi experiment, the sampling technique used in this research was purposive sampling. Results: There is a meaningful correlation (p-value < 0,05) on accelerating of perineum wound healing between the postpartum women who implemented the kegel exercise compared to women who did not do kegel exercise. Conclusion: kegel exercise was recommended to be done for a beginning week of post-partum to help the accelerate perineum wound healing.
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TY - CONF AU - R Gustirini AU - RN Pratama AU - RAA Maya AU - Mardalena PY - 2020 DA - 2020/07/24 TI - The Effectiveness of Kegel Exercise for the Acceleration of Perineum Wound Healing on Postpartum Women BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Science, Health, Economics, Education and Technology (ICoSHEET 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 400 EP - 402 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.101 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200723.101 ID - Gustirini2020 ER -