The Regularity of Antenatal Care through Knowledge of Pregnant Women and Support from Husbands

Authors

  • Sendy Ayu Mitra Uktutias
  • Ade Ayu Mitra Ramadita Daluas
  • Sri Iswati
  • Cholichul Hadi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17072

Keywords:

knowledge, husband’s support, antenatal care, pregnant women

Abstract

Pregnant women’s knowledge and husband’s support are factors that influence antenatal care regularity. This
study aims to analyze the effect of knowledge of pregnant women and husband’s support on antenatal care
regularity. This study a cross-sectional design and was conducted on 38 pregnant women as respondents
using linear regression statistical tests. The result showed that there was an effect of knowledge of pregnant
women and the husband’s support on the regularity of antenatal care. The better the knowledge of pregnant
women about their pregnancy and the higher the support of their husbands will have an impact on the
regularity of antenatal care. The implication of this research is for midwives who are at the forefront of
empowering cadres and providing health education to pregnant women and husbands about the importance
of regular antenatal care. Also, midwives need to improve competence through midwifery training efforts.

Author Biographies

Sendy Ayu Mitra Uktutias

Postgraduate School, Department of Human Resource Development

Stikes Yayasan Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya, Indonesia

Ade Ayu Mitra Ramadita Daluas

Postgraduate School, Department of Human Resource Development, Universitas
Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia

Sri Iswati

Faculty of Economics and Business,Departement of Economics and Business, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia

Cholichul Hadi

Faculty of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia,

Published

2021-08-16

How to Cite

Sendy Ayu Mitra Uktutias, Ade Ayu Mitra Ramadita Daluas, Sri Iswati, & Cholichul Hadi. (2021). The Regularity of Antenatal Care through Knowledge of Pregnant Women and Support from Husbands. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 2448-2453. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17072