Abstract

Third trimester pregnant women who do pregnancy exercises at Bidan Hj. Nani S,AM. Keb  Labuhanbatu  Clinic is still need some attention. This is because pregnancy exercises are done to help the maternal physical readiness in facing childbirth but some of them ignore it. This is caused by factors of knowledge, work and husband's support about pregnancy exercise. This study aims to determine the affecting factors on third trimester pregnant women in performing pregnancy exercises at Bidan Hj. Nani S,AM.keb  Labuhanbatu Clinic in 2020. This research type use analytical survey with cross sectional approach. The population was the third trimester pregnant women who participated in pregnancy exercise at the Clinic amounting 30 people and all were sampled by Total Population Technique. Data were analyzed by using chi-square test. Chi-square statistical test results with a significant level of sig α .05 in knowledge obtained p-value 0,000 <.05, there was the influence of knowledge with work ontained p-value 0,000 <.05. The influence of husband support obtained p-value .003 <.05. it meant that there was the influence of husband’s support with third trimester pregnant women in performing pregnancy exercises.Conclusion of this study shows that the factors of knowledge, work and husband's support affect the mother in doing pregnancy exercises at Bidan Hj. Nani S,AM.keb  Labuhanbatu Clinic.