EFFECT OF PINEAPPLE JUICE ON DECREASING RATE OF FUNDAL HEIGHT AND WOUND HEALING PROCESS IN PERINEUM OF POST PARTUM WOMEN

Darmining Ripniatin, S Rahayu, Psi, M Psi, Sugita, S Pd, M Pd
2015 unpublished
Background. Perineal rupture has occurs in the perineum during childbirth. Perineum not only role in an important the process of birth, but it is also necessary to control bowel movements and urination. Good nutritional status will be able to avoid infection in the puerperal period and in accelerating the process of decline in fundal height and perineal wound healing (1). Purpose: To determine the effect of pineapple juice on fundal height declined and accelerated wound healing of perineum post
more » ... partum women. Methods: A case control study design comparison group. This study was conducted at 5 BPM in Klaten on March 17 th until July 17 th 2014. Total samples were 100 post partum mother consisted of 50 post partum women as a control group and 50 post partum women as treatment group. Data analysis technique used is a parametric statistical test with an independent t-test. Results: The average of declining rate in fundal height and wound healing of the perineum in control group is 5.88 per day and 1.96 per day for 7 days respectively, while in treatment group consumed a 300 ml pineapple juice is 9.10 and 3.74 per day for 7 days respectively. Results of Independent Sample t-test, t-count scored 6,608 with probability (p) = 0.000. Conclusion: Pineapple juice has an effect on accelerating the declining of fundal height and perineal wound healing in post partum women.
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