Harrys Bachtiar1), Uki Retno Budihastuti2), Harsono Salimo3)   1)Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret 2)Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Moewardi Hospital, Surakarta 3)Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Moewardi Hospital, Surakarta   ABSTRACT Background: A handful of studies have reported a positive association between ex­po­sure to environmental tobacco smoke and an increased risk for… Read More

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Indah Permatasari Sinawangwulan1), Yulia Lanti Retno Dewi2), CSP. Wekadigunawan3)   1)Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret 2)Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sebelas Maret 3)Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sebelas Maret   ABSTRACT Background: Anemia in pregnancy is defined as a hemoglobin concentration of less than 110 g/L (less than 11 g/dL) in venous… Read More

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Early Wulandari Muis   National Population and Family Planning Agency, Southeast Sulawesi   ABSTRACT Background: Every year, an estimated 11 million children in developing coun­tries die before they reach their fifth birthday. Mortality of children under the age of five remains one of the most important public health challenges in developing countries. In rural settings,… Read More

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Astri Yulia Sari Lubis, Ashar Abilowo, Vina Jayanti,Nurul Aini Suria Saputri   Midwifery Program, School of Health Polytechnics, Ministry of Health Tanjungpinang   ABSTRACT Background: Nausea and vomiting are among the common problems in the first half of pregnancy. Approximately 80% percent of women are affected during preg­­nancy, along with significant impact on their quality of… Read More

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Dwi Ris Hasanah S., Asfriyati, Fazidah Aguslina Siregar   Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sumatera Utara   ABSTRACT Background: The health of future generations is to a great extent determined by the baby’s growth and development within the womb. Most problems at birth are ca­u­­sed by prematurity, fetal growth restriction, congenital abnormalities, or asphyxia. With access… Read More

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I Gusti Agung Ngurah Suarnawa1), Intje Picauly2) Mindo Sinaga2)   1)Municipality Health Office, Kupang 2)Graduate Program, Universitas Nusa Cendana   ABSTRACT Background: Malnutrition remains among the most devastating problems facing the majority of the world’s poor and needy people, and continue to domi­nate the health of the world’s poorest nations. Nearly 30% of humanity are… Read More

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Silfia Angela Norce Halu, Maria Sriana Banul   Diploma of Midwifery, School of Health Sciences Santu Paulus   ABSTRACT Background: Childbirth and the culture surrounding it are powerful dimen­sions of human society. Birthplace is an important component of birth, which can include physical, emotional, cultural and social aspects. Women make birthplace deci­sions within their socio-political… Read More

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Rukmini   Diploma Program in Nursing Adi Husada, Surabaya   ABSTRACT Background: Child outcomes, including speech ability, are interconnected within and across diverse domains of development. They result from and are enhan­ced by early positive and supportive interactions with parents and other care­gi­­vers. This study aimed to estimate the association between parents role and speech ability… Read More

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Polma Ria Metawati Panjaitan, Heru Santosa, Surya Utama   Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sumatera Utara   ABSTRACT Background: It has been estimated that 25 percent of maternal deaths occur during pregnancy. Therefore, good care during pregnancy is important for the health of the mother and the development of the unborn baby.This study aimed… Read More

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Nur Masruroh, Ratna Ariesta Dwi Andriani   Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama, Surabaya   ABSTRACT Background: Hypno breastfeeding technique is a natural effort to use sub­conscious energy given to postpartum mothers so that the breastfeeding pro­cess runs safely and smoothly. This effort is done by entering positive affir­mation or suggestion when the… Read More

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