Author : Frangkie W. Mapanawang*, Quenthia Amanda Manintik, Hana Lelewi
Contraception is an attempt to prevent pregnancy. These efforts can be temporary and permanent Contraception is the prevention of fertilization of egg cells by sperm cells (conception) or prevention of the attachment of fertilized eggs to the uterine wall. The purpose of the study is to find out the description of postpartum mothers knowledge in the selection of contraceptives in Pitago Village West Tobelo District, North Halmahera Regency. Descriptive research type, where descriptive method is a method that serves to describe or give an overview of the object under study through data or samples that have been collected as they are, without analyzing and making generally accepted conclusions. postpartum contraception selection. in Pitago Village, West Tobelo Subdistrict, North Halmahera Regency, the selection of injectable contraceptives was 23 respondents with good knowledge of the number 0 with a percentage of 0%, sufficient knowledge of the number of 9 respondents with a percentage of 30%, lack of knowledge of 14 respondents with a percentage of 46.66%. Good knowledge of pill contraception is less than the 0% percentage. Contraception Good knowledge implants number 2 respondents percentage, 6.67% sufficient knowledge 2 respondents percentage 6.67%, lack knowledge 0 percentage 0%. Good knowledge IUD contraception number 1 percentage 3.33%, sufficient knowledge 0% percentage, knowledge is less than 0%. Key words: Contraception, Mother Knowledge.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD