Abstract

Perineum rupture is a tear that occurs when the baby is born either spontaneously or
with a tool or action. Based on research Puslitbang years 2009 - 2010 in several provinces
in Indonesia found that one in five mothers who have ruptured perineum died (20%).
Perineum rupture level is the level of the perineum tear that occurs due to certain reasons
at the time of delivery, especially in primiparous, one reason is the birth weight. The
incidence of perineal rupture in normal labor primipara in Kebumen Hospital has
increased which in 2010 amounted to 675 cases and in 2011 was 818 cases. The purpose of
this research was to determine the relationship between birth weight infants with rupture of
the perineum in normal labor primipara in Kebumen Hospital in 2011. The correlation
type descriptive study using a retrospective approach is data taken with a birth weight
infants perineum rupture in normal deliveries at hospitals primiparous Kebumen year
2011, the population in this study were all birth mothers totaled 922 primiparous mother,
the sampling technique total sampling, data collection by using master table, with data
analysis using the chi-square. The results showed no association between birth weight
infants with rupture of the perineum in normal labor primipara in Kebumen Hospital in
2011.


Key words: birth weight babies, rupture perineum, normal childbirth, primipara