Abstract

Pregnancy and childbirth are natural phenomenon, but in reality many mothers are worried about living them. The World Health Organization (WHO) has about 10% of pregnant women and 13% of women who have just given birth worldwide experience mental disorders, especially depression. Almost all women are at risk of experiencing a mental disorder during pregnancy and childbirth. The aim of the study was to determine the relationship of husband's support with maternal anxiety of third trimester in facing childbirth at Ayah Bunda2019. The research design used analytical survey research with a cross sectional approach. The research location at was in Ayah BundaClinic at Jalan Panglimadenai. The populations were 35 pregnant women at the third trimester of pregnancy. The samples were 35 respondents with total population technique. The results of the study were obtained from 35 respondents, there were 15 respondents (42.9%) who received support from a poor husband, most of them experienced moderate anxiety levels as many as 9 respondents (25.7%), and as many as 20 respondents who received good husband support in part large experienced mild anxiety levels of 14 respondents (40.0%). Chi-Square results were known that p value (0,000) <α (0,05), it means that Ho was rejected and Ha was accepted. The conclusion of this study shows that there is a relationship of husband's support with maternal anxiety of third trimester in facing childbirth at Ayah Bundacliniclin 2019. It is expected that when the midwife conducts an examination on maternal, the husband is directly involved in the examination of the mother as well as the midwife providing IEC to deal with maternal anxiety in facing of childbirth so there is no severe pain during labor.