THE EFFECT OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS TO THE BLOOD VOLUME AT LABOR AND POSTPARTUM BLOOD PRESSURE
Background: The maternal mortality rate is one of the goals of the SDGs that continues to be a concern, because the effort to reduce it is considered to be very maximal but does not produce a good impact. In Tuban Regency, the highest maternal mortality rate is due to Bleeding and Preeclampsia. The number of maternal deaths in Tuban 2016 recorded a total of 11 cases with details of 3 during pregnancy, 2 during labor, and 6 during postpartum. If seen from the age group that is 1 case in the age group of 35 years. The purpose of this research was to analyze the effect of the nutritional status of pregnant women to the bleeding volume and postpartum blood pressure in Puskesmas Tuban 2017.
Method: The design of this research was an observational analytic research with a cross sectional study approach. The sample in this research was taken using simple random sampling with a sample of 74 patients.
Result: There was a significant and positive effect on the nutritional status variable of pregnant women (Mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC)) to the postpartum blood pressure in Puskesmas Tuban 2017 and there was a significant and negative effect on the nutritional status variable of pregnant women (MUAC) to the maternal bleeding volume in Puskesmas Tuban 2017
Conclusion: The nutritional status of pregnant women can affect blood volume at labor and postpartum blood pressure. Periodic monitoring through quality ANC is needed so that the changes in pregnant women can be controlled and have an impact on maternal health after birthing.
Keywords: Nutritional Status, Bleeding, Blood Pressure, Labor