Author : Mundarti*, Arfiana, Bekti Yuniyanti
Prolonged labor progress can lead to prolonged labor that can caused by the amount of maternal food intake during labor. Intake of oral food and beverages is needed by the mother during labor, and one source of food that contains high calories is honey. The purpose of this study was to learn the effectiveness of giving honey drink and sugar drink to mothers. This research was conducted at Bunda Clinic in Temanggung. This study used a quasi-experimental design with Posttest Only Control Group Design. The population of this study was all mothers giving birth at Bunda Clinic in Parakan and they were expected to give birth in August-November 2018 with the number of samples were 60 women that gave birth, it used a purposive sampling technique. Based on the normality test obtained the value of the first stage duration of honey drink Sig 0.530 (> 0.05) and on the sugar drink Sig. 0.764 (> 0.05) and the duration of second stage of honey drink Sig 0.291 (> 0.05) and sugar drink Sig. 0.374 (> 0.05) both show abnormal data, according to statistics it qualifid the requirement of T Test and obtained the value of first stage duration Sig.0.003 and second stage Sig.0.022 which show that there was a relationship between giving honey drink and sugar drink at first stage and secon stage. So that it can be concluded giving honey drink is very effective to accelerate first stage and second stage of labor. Suggestion: Every midwife during birth attendant and maternity mother who are in the process of giving birth, they are recommended to use honey drink to increase energy in accelerating labor and prevent the occurrence of prolonged labor that can prevent maternal and infant mortality.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD