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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44616

Effectiveness of Prenatal Massage and Maternity Pillow Against Back Pain of Pregnant Women Trimester III at Sifra Langowan Maternity Clinic

Atik Purwandari, Sjenny Olga Tuju, Sandra GerceJelly Tombokan, Ellen Pesak, Anita Lontaan

Abstract

Back pain is commonly experienced by women during pregnancy. This complication resulted in the death of more than half a million back pain during pregnancy is a common complaint in pregnant women. This study aims to find out the Effectiveness of Prenatal Massage and Maternity Pillow Against Back Pain of Pregnant Women Trimester III. This research is a type of Quasi Experimental Design research designed by Nonequivalent Control Group Design which was conducted from March to November 2020. This research was conducted at SifraLangowan Maternity Clinic. Respondents in this study were pregnant women who were divided into two groups, 30 pregnant women performed Prenatal Massage and 30 Pregnant Women Maternity Pillow. Respondent criteria of this study are Trimester III Gestational Age and Pregnant Women who experience Back Pain. The data collected includes demographic data in the form of age, parity, education and employment. Data collection using Observation Sheet. The Mean value at Prenatal Massage before action 2.33 and after action is 1.26 and significantly meaningful with p-value 0.000. Mean Value on Maternity Pillow before action 1,00 and after action 1,50 and significantly meaningful with pvalue 0.016.Prenatal Massage and Maternity Pillow can reduce Back Pain in Pregnant Women. Which is Prenatal Massage is more effective than Maternity Pillow.

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Back Pain, Prenatal Massage, Maternity Pillow

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