Qualitative Study of Complementary Management of Pregnancy Constipation at TPBM Banyuwangi
pdf (Bahasa Indonesia)


Konstipasi, pregnancy, experience

How to Cite

Winarna, N. B. A., & Linda Anggrahayu. (2024). Qualitative Study of Complementary Management of Pregnancy Constipation at TPBM Banyuwangi. HEALTH CARE: JURNAL KESEHATAN, 12(2), 430-436. https://doi.org/10.36763/healthcare.v12i2.367


One of the complaints during pregnancy that is often experienced is constipation, this is due to the influence of the hormone progesterone which affects intestinal peristalsis. If left untreated it can cause hemorrhoids during pregnancy. This study aims to analyze the causes of constipation in pregnant women in the Sukowidi Banyuwangi area. The method used was qualitative with a phenomenological approach from 14 participants, namely 5 mothers, 5 husbands, 3 biological parents, and 1 midwife using in-depth interviews and then analyzed manually. The interview results obtained from the 5 participants said they had experienced constipation during pregnancy, during constipation the mother said she rarely ate foods that were high in fiber so that constipation took longer to resolve. Mothers feel sad and anxious during constipation because they cannot do normal activities, but mothers get full support from their husbands and parents by easing the work that mothers do every day at home such as washing, cooking, and cleaning the house. Efforts to overcome constipation during pregnancy, pregnant women increase water consumption at least 12 glasses per day so that the digestive process in the intestines becomes better. In addition, mothers should eat more high-fiber foods such as apples, pears, kiwi fruit and papaya fruit. Providing comprehensive education can prevent constipation during pregnancy

pdf (Bahasa Indonesia)
Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


Download data is not yet available.