Abstract

Postpartum hemorrhage ranks first in contributing to maternal mortality in the world, which is 35%. Factors that influence postpartum hemorrhage include age, total parity, distance between births, ANC adherence, history of labor and previous pregnancy, anemia, and level of maternal knowledge. This study aims to determine the relationship between maternal age and retention of the placenta with the incidence of postpartum hemorrhage at RSUP H. Adam Malik Medan, January 2016- September 2017. This type of research uses a retrospective case control approach. The analysis used is the Chi Square statistical test. Sampling using total sampling with a total of 45 respondents. The results showed that the most postpartum hemorrhage that occurred in RSUP H. Adam Malik Medan was mild PPH (22.2%), moderate PPH (68.9%), mothers aged <20 years and> 35 years (33.3%. ), mothers aged 20-35 years 30 people (6.7%). The conclusion of this study is that there is a relationship between maternal age and placental retention with the incidence of postpartum hemorrhage at RSUP H. Adam Malik Medan. It is advisable to educate women regarding the prevention of HPP risk factors, such as routine ANC to prevent bleeding causes such as placental retention.