Author : Dian Lestari Basir, Jumriani, Arend L Mapananwang
Based on the results of the 2018 Basic Health Research, the proportion of anemia in pregnant women in 2013 was 37.1%, an increase in 2018 was 48.9%. This condition shows that anemia is quite high in Indonesia. If it is estimated that the prevalence of anemia is still 48.9%, then there will still be high maternal mortality due to postpartum bleeding. Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) in Indonesia is still stagnant, at 305 per 100,000 live births. The research objective was to determine the effect of Giving Golobe fruit capsules (Horsntedtia alliacea) on the increase in hemoglobin levels in pregnant women at Galela Health Center, North Halmahera Regency in 2019. Quasy Experiment Research Methods with the design used were pretes and posttest. The population in this study were 10 pregnant women with anemia The sampling technique used total sampling was 10 pregnant women with anemia. The results of the study, the average number of Hb levels before treatment is 9.80 gr / dl, and after treatment is 10.06 gr / dl, and after treatment or administration of Fe tablets once a day is 10.22 gr / dl. obtained a significance value (p) of 0.04. The value of significance was p <0.05. Conclusion and Suggestion, There is a significant effect of golobe capsule administration on the increase in Hb levels given twice a day for 1 consecutive week in pregnant women with anemia.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD