UMBILICAL CORD CARE BOOKLET PROVISION ON KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE OF POSTPARTUM MOTHERS ABOUT UMBILICAL CORD CARE IN AJIBARANG HOSPITAL BANYUMAS REGENCY, CENTRAL JAVA PROVINCE

Sodikin Sodikin, ASiandi Asiandi, Dedy Purwito

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Introduction. The umbilical cord is a life line for the fetus during pregnancy, because through the umbilical cord is all the need for a fulfilled life. After the baby is born the umbilical cord is not needed, so it must be cut and clamped with the umbilical cord clamping. The rest of the umbilical cord is still attached to the umbilical stump or the baby’s stomach requires good care to avoid infection. The purpose of this study was to obtain the description about effectiveness umbilical cord care booklet provision on knowledge and attitude of postpartum mothers on caring for the umbilical cord in Ajibarang Hospital, Banyumas regency, Central Java Province. Methods. This study used a quasi-experimental with treatment of delivery ISBN 978-979-448-992-5 books about umbilical cord care directly to the subject of the study (samples). Results. The results of this study indicated that knowledge of postpartum mothers before and after delivery of booklet umbilical cord care showed no significant differences on how to care for the umbilical cord (p>0.05). While the attitude of post partum mothers before and after delivery of booklet umbilical cord care showed significant differences, respectively before the delivery of booklet p = 0.029 and after the delivery of booklet p = 0.025. The effect of umbilical cord care booklet to the maternal attitudes about umbilical cord care is having the effect of moderate (r = 0.29). Discussion. The booklet umbilical cord care influential moderate (moderate effect) on postpartum maternal attitudes about how to care for the umbilical cord. Keywords: Postpartum Mothers, Knowledge, Attitude, Umbilical Cord Care Booklet.

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