Proceedings of the First National Seminar Universitas Sari Mulia, NS-UNISM 2019, 23rd November 2019, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia

Research Article

Mother–Child Communication About Menarche and Preparation for Menarche

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298380,
        author={Laurensia  Yunita and Ibrahim  Ibrahim},
        title={Mother--Child Communication About Menarche and Preparation for Menarche},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First National Seminar Universitas Sari Mulia, NS-UNISM 2019,  23rd November 2019, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={NS-UNISM},
        year={2020},
        month={7},
        keywords={adolescent communication parents preparation menarche},
        doi={10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298380}
    }
    
  • Laurensia Yunita
    Ibrahim Ibrahim
    Year: 2020
    Mother–Child Communication About Menarche and Preparation for Menarche
    NS-UNISM
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298380
Laurensia Yunita1,*, Ibrahim Ibrahim2
  • 1: Sari Mulia University, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • 2: Faculty of Health, Sari Mulia University, Banjarmasin, Indonesia
*Contact email: bundafarrel89.ly@gmail.com

Abstract

Menarche is an early menstruation in a female adolescents. Therefore every female adolescents will change different reactions to completing menstruation. The factor influencing the readiness of female adolescents in menarche is mother-child comunication. The role of the mother is very important in the process of growth and development of children, especially when the child gets his first menstruation. If the mother does not provide adequate information to her child about the first menstruation, child anxiety will arise. In fact, there is often a belief that menarche is a serious thing like an illness. So, importance of communicate mother about the readiness their daugher in the face of menarche. Survey study uses a cross sectional approach. The research sample of 43 people was taken by random sampling, As many as 43 students (female adolescents) were given questions about mother's communication and readiness of female adolescents in menarche. The results of this study stated the communication of mothers to female adolescents in the menarche meeting was mostly categorized as less and the readiness of female adolescents discussing menarche was categorized as no ready