Author : Jumriani*, Pawane Tita, Frangkie Mapanawang
Background: Infants with low birth weight is a risk factor that has contributed to infant mortality, especially in the perinatal period. Babies with low birth weight is still a problem throughout the world because of causes of death in the newborn period. The prevalence of LBW estimated 15% of all births in the world with limits from 3.3 to 38%. Research purposes :Obtain an overview of the implementation of midwifery care Midwifery On Low Birth Weight Infants With Kangaroo in Polindes Wari. Types of research :The research is a case study. Locations in making this case was done in polindes Wari Tobelo July-August 2018, while the sample in this study is the first baby with low birth weight The results of the case study : After care for 6 days found general condition good, active movement, pulse 120 x / min, respiration 40 x / minute, temperature 36.6°c, weight 2200gr, umbilical cord clean and dry, baby suction strong reflexes. Conclusion : After care for 6 days showed the assessment and interpretation of the data, the anticipation there is a gap, but it does not make gravity in this care. Key words: Midwifery care of newborns, low birth weight, Kangaroo.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD