Effect Of Midwife's Attitude In Implementing Self Management On Midwife's Performance In The Service Of Newborns At Kupang District Health Center In 2018
Background: The maternal mortality rate in East Nusa Tenggara Province in 2015 was 133/100,000 live births which decreased to 131/100,000 live births. The infant mortality rate in 2015 was 4/1000 live births and increased in 2016 to 5/1000 live births. The high rate of maternal and infant mortality in NTT is compared to the SDGs target, so health services in NTT Province still need to be upgraded. Aims: The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes of midwives in the implementation of self-management, to know the performance of midwives in midwifery services on newborn services and to know the influence between attitudes and performance of midwives in midwifery services in newborns. Methods: This research was conducted by 26 Puskesmas in Kupang Regency in 2018 with a total sample of 190 midwives. Results: The results of this study are that the attitude of midwives in conducting self-management is mostly very good. The performance of midwives in providing midwifery services to newborns is mostly also very good. Conclusion: There is a significant influence between the attitudes and performance of midwives, a very good attitude will affect the performance of midwives also become very good, while a good attitude will have an impact on the performance of a good midwife.