The growth of the total population in Indonesia is increasing beyond the
carrying capacity of the growth of life available. Based on the preliminary study
in Banyumas General Hospital from January to December 2010 KB is obtained
from 393 participants, who use an IUD 210 (41.58%), after an interview on 21
March 2010 to 4 postpartum mothers who use an IUD their average basic
education (elementary / junior high school), from the 4th respondent answered
three people do not know about the IUD, while one person answered already
know about the IUD.
To examine the relationship of knowledge and education postpartum
mother against IUD in Banyumas General Hospital in 2010.
Methods: This study was descriptive correlation with cross sectional approach, the
sample used is accidental sampling, 30 postpartum mother who was in hospital
when investigators Banyumas data collection.
Results: 30 respondents showed, mother knowledge about the IUD is pretty much
as 23 respondents (76.7%), basic education levels as many as 22 respondents
(73.4%), do not choose a contraceptive IUD as many as 17 respondents (56.7 %)
The results of Chi-Square test is known there is no relationship of
knowledge about contraceptive IUD puerperal women with contraceptive IUD (p
= 0.246> α = 0.05). which means that Ho is accepted and Ha rejected. There is no
relation between education and puerperal women with contraceptive IUD (p =
0.719> α = 0.05) means Ho rejected and Ha accepted

Keywords: Knowledge, education and contraceptive IUD