Midwives’ Knowledge About Antenatal Care Services During the Covid-19 Pandemic
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- knowledge; midwifery; ANC; covid-19
Background: Pregnant women are categorized as one of the vulnerable groups of being infected with Coronavirus Disease 2019 due to the physiological changes that result in immunity decreasing and can cause serious impacts for them. Information about Covid-19 is still very limited, including data on abundant who have been confirmed positive for Covid-19 cannot be concluded in Indonesia. A study of 55 gravid and 46 neonates infected with Covid-19 concluded that there was no vertical transmission from mother to baby and it was not known whether Covid-19 increased cases of miscarriage and stillbirth. The results of a study found that 37 pregnant women who were confirmed positive Covid-19 through PCR did not find severe pneumonia or matter life death, and among 30 neonates who were born there were no confirmed cases of Covid- 19. Based on the data, midwives have an important role in providing antenatal care services, especially during this pandemic.
Aim: This study aims to determine midwives’ knowledge in providing antenatal care during the Covid-19 period.
Methods: The method used was the correlation of the midwives’ knowledge in providing antenatal care services during the Covid-19 period.
Results: The study found that there is a relationship between the midwives’ knowledge about antenatal services during the Covid-19 pandemic with the PPE standards used by health workers, antenatal services during the pandemic with ideal conditions for healthy pregnancy (fit for pregnancy), and there is a relationship between antenatal services during the Covid-19 pandemic with priority efforts for pregnancy services.
Conclusion: It is necessary to have an understanding of increasing midwives’ knowledge to continue to pay attention to health protocols in providing antenatal care services. Improving the knowledge through webinars, training, and workshops in increasing midwives’ knowledge in providing antenatal care services while still paying attention to health protocols.
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TY - CONF AU - Dian Nintyasari Mustika AU - Dewi Puspitaningrum AU - Nuke Devi Indrawati PY - 2023 DA - 2023/04/19 TI - Midwives’ Knowledge About Antenatal Care Services During the Covid-19 Pandemic BT - Proceedings of the 1st Lawang Sewu International Symposium 2022 on Health Sciences (LSISHS 2022) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 40 EP - 52 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-94-6463-132-6_6 DO - 10.2991/978-94-6463-132-6_6 ID - Mustika2023 ER -