Proceedings of the U-Go Healthy International Conference, U-Go Healthy 2020, 29 March 2020, Pacitan, East Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Short course regarding antenatal care and prevention of low birth weight babies: Improving knowledge and behavior of husband in urban area

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.29-3-2020.2315348,
        author={Sri Achadi Nugraheni and Naintina  Lisnawati and Etik  Sulistyowati and Niken  Wening},
        title={Short course regarding antenatal care and prevention of low birth weight babies: Improving knowledge and behavior of husband in urban area},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the U-Go Healthy International Conference, U-Go Healthy 2020, 29 March 2020, Pacitan, East Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={U-GO HEALTHY},
        year={2022},
        month={9},
        keywords={knowledge behavior antenatal care low birth weight husband},
        doi={10.4108/eai.29-3-2020.2315348}
    }
    
  • Sri Achadi Nugraheni
    Naintina Lisnawati
    Etik Sulistyowati
    Niken Wening
    Year: 2022
    Short course regarding antenatal care and prevention of low birth weight babies: Improving knowledge and behavior of husband in urban area
    U-GO HEALTHY
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.29-3-2020.2315348
Sri Achadi Nugraheni1, Naintina Lisnawati1,*, Etik Sulistyowati1, Niken Wening1
  • 1: Department of Public Health Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health, Diponegoro University
*Contact email: naintina.lisnawati@live.undip.ac.id

Abstract

Pregnancy is an important period in life, so it requires husband's role in supporting health care as well. One of the efforts which is made in improving husband's knowledge is through education. The aim of this study was to analyze the effectiveness of short course regarding antenatal care (ANC) and low birth weight (LBW) babies prevention on knowledge, attitude and behavior of husband in urban area. This study was quasi-experimental with one group pre and post-test design. Subject was 99 husbands of pregnant women in Lebdosari Community Health Center working area who’s given a short course about ANC dan LBW babies prevention used “Bumil-Kit” media by Health Cadres. Knowledge, attitude, and behavior were measured before and after given intervention used a structured questionnaire and data were analyzed used Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test. The result showed that all of subjects (100%) were in productive ages. Both of knowledge and behavior of subjects were increased (p=0.001), but not on attitude (p=0.065) after intervention. The increased scores of knowledge and behavior of subjects were 8.16% and 5.85%, respectively. In conclusion, providing education trought short course using “Bumil-Kit” media can increase knowledge and behavior regarding antenatal care and low birth weight babies prevention of husband in urban area.