Effectiveness of Using Peanut Ball on the Progress of 1st Stage of Chhild Birth in BPM Palembang City

  • Eprila Eprila Politeknik Kesehatan Kementerian Kesehatan
  • Nur Purnama Sari Politeknik Kesehatan Kementerian Kesehatan
  • Nurul Hidayati
  • Nova Dwi Meilati Politeknik Kesehatan Kementerian Kesehatan
Keywords: Progress of labor, peanut ball, Gym Ball


Abstract - As many as 99% of maternal deaths due to labor or birth problems occur in developing countries. One reason is the length of progress of labor accompanied by pain in uterine contractions. Birth ball is a physical therapy ball that helps mothers in their first year to a position that helps the progress of labor. A physical therapy that helps the progress of labor and can be used in various positions. One of the movements is by sitting on the ball and rocking back and forth. The purpose of this study is to find out the effectiveness of using peanutball on the progress of first-stage labor on maternity at the PalembangCity BPM in 2018. Method: The research method used was Quasi Experiment. The population of this study was maternity at 3 BPM in Palembang as many as 30 respondents, namely 15 control respondents and 15 respondents treated with purposive sampling technique. The measuring instruments used are observation and partograph sheets. Test statistical data using an independent T-test. The results of this study indicate that the average length of labor in the treatment group was 3.00. While in the control group is 4.60. The value of p value = 0.003, so based on the Independent T-test Test the value of p value <0.05. So that it can be concluded that the treatment group showed more effective compared to the control group in increasing the progress of labor in multigravida maternity at the first time in the BPM of Palembang City with an average difference of 1 hour faster than the control group. This study can provide benefits for students for learning, for relevant agencies Can provide information, knowledge and insight to health agencies, especially Midwifery students and for health workers and other researchers.