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Study of Treatment of Pregnancy and Childbirth in Waris Dictrict, Keerom Regency, Province of Papua Indonesia

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.6, No. 7)

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Page : 1592-1601

Keywords : Pregnancy; Care of Delivery; Tribes; Childbirth;

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This research aims to examine in depth of treatment pregnancy and childbirth-tribes Walsa Keerom Regency waris District in the province of Papua. This study uses qualitative methods with an ethnographic approach. Informants in this study is pregnant and the mother of childbirth (mother descended from Walsa), families of pregnant women and mothers parturition (husband or parents of pregnant women and mothers parturition), midwives, herbalists and other indigenous tribes of Walsa. Data collection is done through the methods of the Focus Group Discussion, in-depth interviews, observation and documentation and passive participation. The results showed that the implementation of the care of expectant mothers tribe Walsa done by maintaining physical health, family support was given from the beginning of pregnancy of the mother, intertwined relationship between pregnant women with families, relatives and neighbors. Types of pregnancy examination is done traditionally by utilizing the services of a shaman at age 2-9 months of pregnancy. The women of the tribe Walsa also utilizes the services of midwives to checked her pregnancy gestational age when stepping on the moon. Diet pregnant women the same as his family's diet with main menu papeda (original food of Papuanes) and vegetable consumed in limited. There are culture specific food abstinence during pregnancy. Help and handling labor performed by the mother alone or shaman and assisted by relatives or neighbors. Place of delivery is done in the kitchen, the back room or hut specially made the husband behind the House. While Labor's husband is not allowed to accompany his wife to 3-4 weeks after the baby is born. The position used when maternity was the position of the squat. The cutting of the umbilical cord after the placenta (her brother) was born using a razor blade and placenta treatment done by burying it in the ground and adjusted the position of the House in the country

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