Studi Deskriptif Faktor-Faktor yang Berhubungan dengan Praktik Ibu Mengkhitankan Bayi Perempuannya
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Although female circumcision is not medically advisable even no female but the fact is all around us, people still practice circumcision. It can cause complications of its own which is highly detrimental to women including the bleeding after circumcision, as happened in Gembong sub- district, Pati.The study aimed to describe the factors associated with the practice of circumcision mother in baby girl in Pati regency. This research is descriptive method with a quantitative approach. Research shows 81.2% of respondents perform female circumcision, most of the mother's family support female circumcision (52.5%), strong beliefs about female circumcision (62%), the husband supports female circumcision (66.8%), mothers are supportive circumcision women (73%), good knowledge of female circumcision (66.8%), neighbors support female circumcision (52.2%), midwife supports female circumcision (55.2%), maternal age in healthy reproductive age (89.3 %), high school or equivalent education (57.9%), farmers /workers (37.4%).DKK need to make regulations on the prohibition of female circumcision followed by monitoring and evaluation of the regulation after doing socialization. IBI need to provide an appeal to its members in order to provide the right information. For pregnant women are expected to actively attend classes of pregnant women and to find information about female circumcision.