Factors related to the involvement of midwives in childbirth assistance



  • Muldaniyah Graha Edukasi College of Health Sciences, Makassar, Indonesia
  • Miftakhur Rohmah IIK STRADA Indonesia, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Indonesia
  • Dian Rosmala Lestari Karya Persada Muna College of Health Sciences, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Niken Bayu Argaheni Universitas Sebelas Maret, Central Java, Indonesia
  • Yetti Anggraini Tanjungkarang Health Polytechnic Metro Midwifery Study Program, Indonesia


distance to health care service, habit, knowledge, midwife availability, the use of midwives


The target of government in the use of health care facilities for birth process (90% of delivery process in conducted by health practitioners) has not been reached. The research used a cross sectional design. The population included all mothers have given birth process from April to July 2017. The samples were selected using the proposive sampling (with data collection sheet). They were 89 mothers who had previous delivery experience. This study used chi-square test. The data were presented in the form of frequency distribution and percentages followed with narration.The results are: knowledge factor (ρ=0.000 less than α=0.05), habit factor (ρ=0.004 less than α= 0.05), the factor of distance to health care service (ρ=0.001 less than α= 0.05), and midviwe availability factor (ρ=0.003 less than α= 0.05). It is concluded that there is a relationship between knowledge, habit, distance to health care service, midwive availability and requesting midwives to help in birth process.


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How to Cite

Muldaniyah, M., Rohmah, M., Lestari, D. R., Argaheni, N. B., & Anggraini, Y. (2022). Factors related to the involvement of midwives in childbirth assistance. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 6(2), 121–129. https://doi.org/10.53730/ijssh.v6n2.6441



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