Author : Sarah G. Mapanawang*, Putri Angga Nafihani, Maria Rantung
Background : The high degree of health in a country can be found by some indicators, one of which is the high to the low infant mortality (AKB). AKB may be used as a reference to the success rate of health services. Newborn mortality (Neonatal) in Indonesia is still quite high in the range 32/1000 live birth rate while the target of the MDGS (Millennium Development Gols). Babies of low birth weight (BBLR) is a newborn babys birth weight at birth of less than 2,500 grams. Based on data obtained from the North Halmahera District Health Office (2017) the number of babies born alive was 3,351 where there were AKB 49 babies in which 10 babies had asphyxia, 27 babies had LBW, 1 baby had congenital defects. Based on survey data from the maternity house Aathira in the year 2017, there are two babies pospose with LOW BIRTH WEIGHT of 52 maternity mother.Purpose : The purpose of this research is to implement midwifery care in infants with low birth weight (BBLR) in accordance with the midwifery management 7 steps varney. Methodology : This scientific paper using a descriptive method. The maternity Home in Aathira location of Tobelo North Halmahera Regency, the subject of this research is the baby Ny. D age of 2 days with low birth weight. The case study was conducted on 20 July to 5 August 2018 using the formats gynecologist in newborn babies with low birth weight using 7 steps varney and data development using document of SOAP. Midwifery care carried out on the baby Mrs. D for 8 days of weight in the baby Mrs. D experienced an increase in body weight of 260 grams. F om the babys case, Mrs. D there is a gap between theory and practice land that is low birth weight babies (BBLR) only enough to be dissected and put a hat on the babys head while on the theory that must use the kangaroo method. Midwifery Care, Newborn Babies, BBLR.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD