The effect of using bengkung - belly bind on reducing diastasis rectus abdominis in postpartum mothers in private practice midwifery, Curup city, Rejang Lebong Regency
Kurniyati, Wenny Indah Purnama Eka Sari and Derison Marsinova Bakara
Background: Postpartum maternal health status is essential to improving a postpartum mother's quality of life. The most common complaints in postpartum mothers are back pain and pain in the syphilis region and abdomen. These complaints arise due to diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA).
Objective: To overcome postpartum DRA in postpartum mothers by using Bengkung-belly bind.
Methods: This research was conducted on postpartum mothers who experienced DRA in independent practice midwives in Curup City, Rejang Lebong Regency. The sample in this study was a consecutive sampling method with 32 respondents.
The research design was quasi-experimental, with a pre-test and post-test design with one group.
Result: In week 6, after the intervention of the Bengkung-belly bind, the Z value of -5.477 was obtained, and the p-value <0.05. The data analysis showed the effect of using Bengkung-belly bind in reducing DRA in postpartum mothers.
Conclusion: The use of bengkung-belly bind can be recommended by private practice midwifery in postpartum mothers to reduce DRA.
Kurniyati, Wenny Indah Purnama Eka Sari, Derison Marsinova Bakara. The effect of using bengkung - belly bind on reducing diastasis rectus abdominis in postpartum mothers in private practice midwifery, Curup city, Rejang Lebong Regency. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2023;6(1):35-39. DOI: 10.33545/26630427.2023.v6.i1a.133