Self-care management and health outcomes among Indonesian pregnant women Academic Article uri icon


  • OBJECTIVE:The aim of the study is to explore the correlation between self-care management and health outcomes among pregnant women in Makassar City, Indonesia. METHOD:This study used a quantitative method with longitudinal design study. There were 37 pregnant women with more than 28 weeks gestation participated in this study selected using purposive sampling technique. RESULT:Result from this study show that more pregnant women had low self-care management only self-care management only correlate with breastfeeding (OR: 95%CI) 5.556 and p-value 0.022). Other variables such as types of birth and baby's weight have no correlation with self-care management. CONCLUSION:Self-care management is one indicator to see someone can reach health outcome. This study revealed that pregnant women with good self-care management would five times higher to have a good understanding of breastfeeding and will breastfeed their babies fully.

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  • 2020

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