International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Gynaecology | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018


The Effectiveness of Pineapple Compared to Date Consumption on the Length of Time of Stage I and II of Labor (Case Study at 6 Community Health Centre (Puskesmas) in Jombang East Java)

Siti Roudhotul Jannah | Suharyo Hadisaputro [5] | Noor Pramono


Abstract: The use of oxytocin is pharmacological efforts in improving the contraction during the labor. However non-pharmacological efforts are more recommended as a natural alternative to help the contraction remains stable. This natural effort alternative is by consuming fruit such as pineapple and dates to increase uterine contraction. The aim of the study was to figure out the effectiveness of pineapple compared to dates consumption on the length of time at stage of labor. This research method was True Experimental Design with Post Test Only Control Group Design. The population was mothers in latent phase of stage one. The sample was 76 respondents which consist of 27 (pineapples 100 g), 27 (dates 100 g) and 22 control (didnt eat both pineapple or dates). The results showed that the acceleration of the first stage of labor was 341, 667 minutes (pineapple fruit) and 255, 926 minutes (dates). The length of second stage of labor is shorter for respondents who eat 100 g of dates. The results showed that the acceleration of the first stage of labor was 341, 667 minutes (pineapple) and 255, 926 minutes (dates). The length of second stage of labor is shorter for respondents who eat 100 g of dates.


Keywords: Pineapple, Dates, Length of Stage I and II of Labor


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,


Pages: 818 - 821


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