Causes of Death Mother and Efforts to Reduce Mother Death Numbers in Luwu District, South Sulawesi Province

2020 Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology  
This study aims to analyze the indirect causes of maternal death. This type of research is qualitative with a case study approach. Data collection was carried out by document search, community visits, and interviews. The results showed that the total number of maternal deaths in Luwu district totaled 19 were spread across 13 sub-districts, and maternal deaths generally occurred during labor and the puerperium. The indirect causes of maternal death can be seen from the close and far
more » ... nd far determinants. The close determinants were reviewed from three too late and four too, infectious diseases, far more determinant nutritional status in terms of distance, and the presence of obstetricians in obstetric emergencies. Efforts to reduce maternal mortality are the main focus on the prevention of complications, immediately make referrals when maternal conditions are still optimal. Empowering mothers and families.
doi:10.37506/ijfmt.v14i4.11620 fatcat:repw5dv3indg5bsnz76ng77dae