Asupan omega-6 dan kejadian persalinan caesarean section di wilayah Puskesmas Bendosari

Fitriana Mustikaningrum, Anindya Rahmaningtyas, Nur Lathifah Mardiyati, Dwi Sarbini


The prevalence of Cesarean Section (SC) childbirth in the Bendosari Health Center area is quite high, namely p in 2022 from January to March as much as 28.68% of the total 122 deliveries. One of the factors that cause cesarean section is PUFA intake, especially high omega-6 intake.  This study aims to determine the relationship between omega-6 intake and the incidence of cesarean section in postpartum mothers in the Bendosari Health Center area. This study was used an observational method with a cross sectional approach. The subjects of the study were 66 postpartum mothers and purposive sampling method was used because the number of postpartum mothers who have infants less than 3 months and had history of SC not by their will, not due to short birth spacing, not placenta previa and infection was limited. Sampling of postpartum mothers with infants< 3 months of age is done with the aim of observing omega-6 consumption in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. Data on omega-6 intake during the 2-3rd semester tri pregnancy period were obtained by direct interview method using the Semi Quantitative Food Frequency (SQ-FFQ) form while data method of delivery was obtained through secondary data from Bendosari Primary health care.  The association between omega-6 intake and the incidence of SC birth was analyzed using the Chi Square test. There was no relationship between omega-6 intake and the incidence of SC in the Bendosari Health Center area (P-value= 0.96). 

Keywords: omega-6 intake, cesarean section, pregnancy


omega-6, caesarean section, kehamilan

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