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International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS)
Open Access e-journal ISSN : 2289-7577

THE EFFECT OF HEMOGLOBIN LEVELS AND PREGNANT WOMEN’S WEIGHT ON POSTPARTUM HEMORRHAGE IN TUBAN DISTRICT

Dwi Kurnia Purnama Sari, Kuntoro ., Arief Wibowo

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ABSTRACT

Background: In Tuban District, the highest maternal mortality was due to hemorrhage and preeclampsia. In 2006, the number of maternal deaths in Tuban Regency was 11 cases with details of 3 people during pregnancy, 2 people at during childbirth, and 6 people at postpartum period.

Objective: The objective was to analyze the effect of hemoglobin levels and pregnant women's weight on postpartum hemorrhage in Tuban District in 2017.

Method: The type of this research was analytic observational research with cross sectional study approach. The samples were taken using random sampling technique with 74 patients.

Result: There were influence of hemoglobin levels and pregnant women's weight to the amount of blood at childbirth at Tuban Public Health Center in year 2017. R value equal to 0,572, it meant closeness relation between independent variable and dependent variable in medium category.

Conclusion: Hemoglobin levels and body weight in pregnant women significantly influenced on postpartum hemorrhage. Weight gain and hemoglobin levels during pregnancy might trigger a postpartum hemorrhage.

Keywords: hemoglobin, body weight, postpartum hemorrhage

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