Analysis of the Maternal Labor Process with Smooth Delivery


  • Rita Sugiarto Toili Health Center, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Hiromi Ogasawara Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan


Background: The high maternal mortality rate includes a lack of road access mothers- in-partu to health services that take a long time and go through the forest so that the birth process becomes hampered. This study aimed to analyze the birth process mother inpartu with smoothness delivery.
Methods: In this study using a correlational analytic design with a cross sectional approach. Population and Sample in study This is all Mother inpartu at the Health Center Toili 2 Uema Village Regency proud Central Sulawesi Province as many as 30 respondents with method sampling using accidental sampling technique. Data collection uses questionnaires and observations. bivariate analysis to see the relationship between the independent variables and the dependent variable using the Chi Square statistical test with a significant level of α = 0.05.
Results: The results of the research show that some big respondent obstructed during labour that is as many as 17 respondents (56.7%), some big respondent no fluent in labor that is as many as 17 respondents (56.7%). From the results data analysis shows that is related to the birth process Mother inpartu with smoothness childbirth with mark P value < α 0.05 (0.000 < 0.05).
Conclusion: It is recommended that health workers (midwives) play an active role in determining the smoothness of delivery, and it is recommended that mothers have a pre-delivery plan to give birth in health facilities, so that during the delivery process there are no obstacles and run smoothly.


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How to Cite

Sugiarto, R., & Ogasawara, H. (2023). Analysis of the Maternal Labor Process with Smooth Delivery. Open Access Health Scientific Journal, 4(2), 44–49.



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