Abstract

Supplementary iron tablet coverage does not necessarily reflect the success of the program when
viewed from the current high rate of anemia. The low compliance of pregnant women in
consuming iron supplements is one of the causes of the prevalence of anemia is still high. It occurs
in the working area of ​​ Health Center II Kembaran. Compliance with pregnant women can be
further improved if the midwife is able to provide nutrition counseling, especially about the
benefits of iron tablets and the health of pregnant women. The purpose of this study is to analyze
the extent of the role of midwives in efforts to prevent anemia. The design of this study uses
qualitative methods with a case study approach. Determination of informants is done by Purposive
Sampling. Data collection is done by in-depth interviews, field observations and document review.
The results of this study Midwives have provided health education to pregnant women about
tablets plus blood (TTD or iron tablet) but have not used the media and have given these
supplements a minimum of 90 tablets but supervision of the compliance of pregnant women has
not been maximized. So it needs to involve health cadres, families know the closest people to
pregnant women improve compliance and utilize KIA book media
keywords:Anemia, the role of midwives