Continuous Midwifery Care In Kupang City 2018

  • Melinda Rosita Waryaka Midwifery Department in Health Polthecnic of Kupang
Keywords: Continuous Care, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Newborns


Background: The concept of continuous midwifery care services has been proven with regard to reduced use of technology and pharmacological interventions in labor. (Pairman, 2011), Improves maternal and infant health, and also has minimal side effects and increases the incidence of spontaneous labor in mothers. More than 40% of women choose to give birth in a Health Facility that is not sufficient for delivery. The study was conducted at the Puskesmas and Sub-Puskesmas in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara to see a description of continuous midwifery care for the selection of delivery sites, helpers, Complications of Pregnancy and Delivery, Complications of the puerperium and Complications of Neonates. Research Methods: Crossectional studies with variable descriptive analysts in pregnant women in the third trimester of gestation were followed until the period of labor, childbirth and had a neonate Study. Results: This study showed 89 percent of mothers given continuous midwifery care gave birth inadequate health facilities, 67 percent through the period of pregnancy and childbirth under normal conditions without complications, 100 percent of the normal postpartum period and 98 percent of neonates are also normal. Conclusion: Continuous midwifery care enhances trust in relationships and can improve the health of pregnant, maternity, childbirth, and neonates. Many factors influence the mother's decision to determine the location of labor and help, therefore in this study, it is suggested to analyze more in a continuous midwifery care relationship with the decision to choose the place of delivery and its impact.


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Waryaka, M. (2018). Continuous Midwifery Care In Kupang City 2018. Proceeding 1st. International Conference Health Polytechnic of Kupang, 519-526. Retrieved from