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Sando Mpoana Traditional Midwife In The Stream Of Midwifery Services In Kaili Ledo Community In Sigi Regency Of Central Sulawesi Province

Journal: International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research (Vol.4, No. 2)

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Page : 129-134

Keywords : Index Terms resistance; sandompoana; midwifery service medicalization;

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ABSTRACT This article explains the efforts SandoMpoana traditional midwife to maintain her existence in midwifery servicing in KailiLedo community. This article is derived from a qualitative study with 21 SandoMpoana 17 professional midwives 24 pregnant and post-delivery mothers and 5 public figuresas informants for the study. Data were collected through observation and interviews and analysed inductively. The resistance of SandoMpoana in KailiLedo community is interpreted as a consequence of function transfer ofmidwifery service whichin the first place has to be replaced by professional medical practice of midwifery. However in practice sandompoana as the main actor of the midwifery services still becomes the choice of pregnant and post-delivery mothers in KailiLedo community. The remedies taken to defend its place in the community are to provide complete services spread nigogo issue and strengthen kinship ties.

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