The Effect of Progressive Muscle Relaxation Therapy of Pregnant Women's Anxiety with Gestational Hipertension in Bendo Community Health Center Kediri Regency
Keywords:Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Pregnancy, Hypertention
Background:Anxiety as an effect of gestational hypertension in pregnant women. Every pregnant woman with gestational hypertension is usually overwhelmed by feelings of fear, worry, and anxiety especially pregnant women with pregnancy complications that increase pain, muscles become tense, and mothers become tired quickly, which can threaten the lives of mothers and fetuses. One way to reduce the anxiety of pregnant women with progressive muscle relaxation therapy The purpose of this study was to determine the Effect of Progressive Muscle Relaxation Therapy on Anxiety Pregnant Women with Gestational Hypertension.
Methods:The research design was pre experimental with one group pretest - posttest design. The population is all pregnant women with gestational hypertension in UPTD Puskesmas Bendo, Kediri Regency with 36 pregnant women, a sample of 20 respondents using purposive sampling technique.
Results:The results showed that before being given treatment from 20 respondents, almost all respondents experienced moderate anxiety, namely 19 respondents (95.0%) and after being given treatment from 20 respondents, almost all respondents experienced mild anxiety, namely as many as 17 respondents (85.0%). The results of the data analysis of the value of sig (2-tailed) p: 0.00. Data analysis using Wilcoxon test with the provisions of the value p <, :0,05.
Conclusions:Progressive muscle relaxation therapy is suitable for reducing anxiety of pregnant women with gestational hypertension. Suggestions for health center are expected to improve the quality of services provided to patients, especially in pregnant women with gestational hypertension who experience anxiety.