Early Detection of Risk Factors in Pregnant Women through Mentoring Program in Piyungan Health Center

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Atik Nur Istiqomah

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Midwives have important roles in managing risk prevention through screening to determine the level of risk in pregnancy in accordance with the seriousness of the risk factors. This study aims to determine the risk factors for pregnant women through early detection. This type of research is quantitative descriptive. The study was located in the Piyungan Health Center Work Area through home visits. The study was conducted in April until November 2019. The study populations are pregnant women in the Work Area of Piyungan Health Center. The samples consist of 21 respondents taken by total sampling technique. Data collection used a questionnaire. Univariate analysis was used to determine risk factors for pregnant women. The results of the research show the first  risk factor of pregnant women aged <20 years or> 35 years, time between last birth <2 years, height <145 cm, secondary primitua, chronic energy deficiency, heavier fetus and sectio cesarea history. While the second risk factors are post-term , hypertension and anemia. This research is expected to be taken into consideration in efforts to promote maternal and child health at the Piyungan Health Center.

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