• Fatmaricha Rahmana STIKes Pekanbaru Medical Center
  • Yadriati Maya Pesa STIKes Tengku Maharatu
  • Nia Desriva Al Insyirah Institute of Health and Technology


Anemia, Pregnant Women


Pregnant women are susceptible to anemia because during pregnancy the body experiences significant changes, one of which is characterized by a high need for oxygen to share with the fetus (L. Brown, 2010). Anemia in pregnancy is caused by the need for iron during pregnancy tends to increase. The impacts that will arise if a pregnant woman experiences anemia include abortion, babies born prematurely, impaired fetal growth, low birth weight (LBW) and babies born with anemia.This research is to find outThe relationship between adherence to ANC visits and the incidence of anemia in pregnant women. This research design is quantitative with an observational analytical study using a Cross Sectional Study design. The number of samples was 19 pregnant women determined using stratified random sampling techniques. The data analysis used was the Chi-Square test (X2) and obtained a p value ranging from 0.000 - 0.002 (p < 0.05) which shows that there is a significant relationship between the incidence of anemia and ANCp-value0.000 (p<0.05), Early detection is needed to prevent anemia in pregnant women.


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