Research Paper | Nursing | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017
The Effectiveness of Akuyoga to Reduce Mothers? Anxiety Level in Primigravidae Trimester III
Dwi Estuning Rahayu
Abstract: Anxiety is a problem often encountered in primigravidae period and if this matter is not addressed promptly it can lead to disturbances to the mother and the baby, one of the results is premature birth or babies born with low birth weight (LBW). Akuyoga is one effort in overcoming anxiety in pregnancy. The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the akuyoga model against primigravidae anxiety levels in the third trimester of pregnancy. The research design was pretest-posttest control group design. The population in this study was all primigravidae mothers in third trimester. The samples in this study were 30 respondents were divided into 2 groups. The experiment group consisted of 15 respondents and a control group consisted of 15 respondents. The sampling technique used in this research was purposive sampling technique. The research instrument used Hars scale. The data were processed using the Mann-Whitney U Test. The results showed that after given treatment, the anxiety level in the experiment group was reduced into mild anxiety level by 100 % while in the control group the outcomes were 53.3 % in majority were in moderate level. The result is statistically significant (p <0.05). Akuyoga treatment is very effective in lowering the level of anxiety in pregnancy. Expected health workers can apply akuyoga in pregnant women in order to live a healthy pregnancy.
Keywords: effectiveness, akuyoga, anxiety, primigravidae, Trimester III
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017,
Pages: 1828 - 1835
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Dwi Estuning Rahayu, "The Effectiveness of Akuyoga to Reduce Mothers? Anxiety Level in Primigravidae Trimester III", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20164511, Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017, 1828 - 1835
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