Abstract

Background: Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) in 2011 in the State of Indonesia itself was
rated to 6 of the 10 countries with maternity coverage health personnel 73% (WHO 2011).
From the initial survey conducted in Puskesmas Paguyangan on December 5, the data
obtained in October 2011 showed the number of K1 as many as 812 people (81.85%),
deliveries by skilled health personnel as many as 707 people (74.66%), targets should be 947
( 90%).
Objective: To investigate the relationship between antenatal care to pregnant women with
birth attendants in health centers election Paguyangan Brebes in 2012
Methods: This research is an analytic correlation with cross sectional approach. The
samples are Accedental sampling, using primary data. Samples were pregnant women by 30
respondents. Research instrument was a questionnaire with data analysis using Fisher's
Exact Test.
Results: From the results, the majority of antenatal care is appropriate as much as 25
respondents (83.3%), most choose birth attendants to use health personnel as much as 24
respondents (80%), and the relationship between antenatal care to pregnant women with
election X2 values obtained birth attendants 13,500 (> X2 table) and pvalue 0.003> 0.05.
Conclusion: There is a relationship between antenatal care to pregnant women with birth
attendants election.
Keywords: Antenatal Care, Childbirth Helper.