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Journal of Health and Medical Sciences

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Published: 06 November 2020

Massage Using Frangipani Aromatherapy Oil to Speed up The Duration of Childbirth

Ni Gusti Kompiang Sriasih, Gusti Ayu Marhaeni, Ni Nyoman Suindri, Made Widhi Gunapria Darmapatni, Ni Made Dwi Mahayati, Ni Nyoman Astika Dewi

Poltekkes Kemenkes Denpasar, Indonesia

journal of social and political sciences
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Pages: 478-486

Keywords: Massage, Aromatherapy, Frangipani, Duration, Childbirth


Excessive anxiety during childbirth can cause changes in bodily functions. The impact is that the labor process takes longer, causing complications to both mother and baby. One of the non-pharmacological ways that can be done so that the labor process is gone naturally is by providing complementary massage therapy and frangipani aromatherapy. This research aims to determine the effect of back massage using frangipani aromatherapy oil in the first stage of labor on the duration of childbirth. The type of this research is Quasi-Experimental Design, posttest control group design. The sample is 80 people consisting of the control group of 40 people and the treatment group of 40 people. The sampling technique used is Consecutive Nonprobability Sampling. The data were recorded in the observation sheet. Also. The data analysis was done through univariate and bivariate "unpaired t-test". The results showed that the average duration of childbirth in the control group was 31.25 minutes, while the treatment group was 23.75 minutes. There is an effect of massage using frangipani aromatherapy oil in the first stage of labor on the duration of childbirth at a significance level of 0.01 (p <0.05). In conclusion, there is the effect of massage using frangipani aromatherapy oil in the first stage of labor on the duration of childbirth. It is hoped that midwives will use complementary frangipani aromatherapy massage in providing midwifery care during the first stage of normal labor.


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