THE EFFECT OF GINGER DRINKING AND ACUPRESSURE THERAPY ON MORNING SICKNESS IN PREGNANT MOTHER TRIMESTER I

  • Vina Kartika Mahira
  • Yulianto Yulianto
  • Suprida Suprida
  • Aprilina Aprilina
Keywords: ginger, acupressure, morning sickness

Abstract

Background: The incidence of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy Based on datafrom the World Health Organization, it was reported that at least 14% of all pregnant women experience nausea and vomiting. The impact of nausea and voiting if not handled properly will cause severe (intractable) and persistent nausea nd vomiting that occurs in early pregnancy resulting in dehydration, electrolyte disturbances or nutrient deficiencies known as hyperemesis gravidarum. Non-pharmacological actions commonly suggested by health workers such as encouraging pregnant women to consume ginger in the form of tea, ginger, relaxation techniques, positive affirmations, and aromatherapy. Objective: This study aims to determine the effect of giving ginger drink and acupressure therapy on the frequency of morning sickness in first trimester pregnant women. Methods: This study uses a Quasy Experiment research method with One Group Pretest And Posttest Design. Sampling using purposive sampling. Samples were taken from all first trimester pregnant women who experienced Morning Sickness and met the inclusion criteria of 41 respondents. Results: The results of this study used the t statistical test and obtained a significant p-value = 0.000 (p 0.05) meaning that there was a significant difference between ginger drink and acupressure therapy on morning sickness before and after the intervention. Conclusion: There is an effect of giving ginger drink and acupressure therapy on the frequency of morning sickness in first trimester pregnant women

Published
2022-07-28
How to Cite
Mahira, V., Yulianto, Y., Suprida, S. and Aprilina, A. (2022) “THE EFFECT OF GINGER DRINKING AND ACUPRESSURE THERAPY ON MORNING SICKNESS IN PREGNANT MOTHER TRIMESTER I”, Journal of Maternal and Child Health Sciences (JMCHS), 2(1), pp. 170-177. Available at: https://jurnal.poltekkespalembang.ac.id/index.php/JMCHS/article/view/1253 (Accessed: 28September2022).