The Influence of Anemia History in Pregnant Mothers Towards the Growth and Development of Infants

Juana Linda Simbolon, Emilia Silvana Sitompul
2022 Jurnal Aisyah Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan  
Anemia in pregnancy still becomes a significant problem globally, impacting the mother and the fetus she contains. The effects of anemia on the fetus include low birth weight, lack of oxygen in the womb, and spontaneous and regular breathing failure. These disorders can hinder the growth and development of the baby become not optimal. Early detection is important to determine if there are growth and development disorders in a later period so that appropriate treatment can be carried out
more » ... ely and adverse effects can be minimized. This type of research is quantitative analytic, and the study design used is a cross-sectional study. The population in this study were mothers with a history of pregnancy with anemia and infants 0-3 months. Obtained a sample of 112 people. Data analysis using univariate analysis, bivariate with Chi-square with a 95% confidence level, and multivariate using multiple logistic regression test. The results of this study show there is an influence of age, education, parity, nutrition history of anemia in pregnant women with growth and development of infants aged 0-3 months. The nutritional variable is 3,643 times more significant in influencing the baby's growth and development. Mother is expected to provides exclusive breastfeeding for infats aged from 0-6 months. The application of the Primaku soft application developed by IDAI is a breakthrough in the world of child health that can help parents understand the health conditions of their children online.
doi:10.30604/jika.v7is1.1302 fatcat:hxhslsbxm5b6xp6pphnuvwzmz4