The Importance of Mother-in-law in Mental Health of Infertile Women During Fertility Treatment Period
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- mother-in-law; infertility; mental health; women
Background: Women with infertility conditions and during the fertility treatment process or the existence of a pregnancy program feel more worried and anxious if the results do not go according to plan. Infertile women need support from people who are so essential and can significantly affect their condition. The mother-in-law is the closest person who is very influential in her marriage and wants children, so the mental health of infertile women needs to be maintained so that the fertility treatment process is successful.
Aim: This study aims to see how big the role of the mother-in-law in maintaining the mental health of infertile women during the fertility treatment period.
Methods: This research is a qualitative study with the primary informants being women with infertility and the supporting informants being the mother-in-law of women with infertility. This study shares descriptions of 2 primary informants and two supporting informants. Interviews were conducted in a semi-structured manner. Interviews were conducted one-on-one within one week, then data analysis with inductive thematic analysis.
Results: The results found that from in-depth interviews with infertility women, they felt that their mother-in-law was always supportive during fertility treatment, gave suggestions for alternative checks, and did not demand that they have children quickly. However, some supporting informants answered that, if necessary, check the maternity leave program first and focus on work to have offspring.
Conclusion: It can be concluded that the mother-in-law in the current decade has been able to accept changes, so the mother-in-law has started to participate and is very important in maintaining mental health, especially in infertility women during fertility treatment. It can be concluded that the accuracy of measuring body weight depends on gender.
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TY - CONF AU - Dewi Puspitaningrum AU - Dian Nintyasari Mustika AU - Dewi Setyawati AU - Hamnah Latifah AU - Alya Aulia Rahmayani PY - 2023 DA - 2023/04/19 TI - The Importance of Mother-in-law in Mental Health of Infertile Women During Fertility Treatment Period BT - Proceedings of the 1st Lawang Sewu International Symposium 2022 on Health Sciences (LSISHS 2022) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 29 EP - 39 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-94-6463-132-6_5 DO - 10.2991/978-94-6463-132-6_5 ID - Puspitaningrum2023 ER -