Soaking Feet Hydrotherapy Using Warm Water to Improve Quality of Sleeping Among Pregnant Women

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PDF    Published Mar 31, 2021    DOI https://doi.org/10.37341/jkkt.v0i0.232      Abstract viewed: 67   PDF viewed: 42  
Ayu Wulandari
Gita Kostania

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Sleep is a basic need that must be fulfilled by humans. Sleep disorders often occur in pregnant women which has an impact on the quality of sleep. This study aims to identify the effect of soaking feet with warm water on the quality of sleep for pregnant women. This study used a quasi-experiment design with a nonequivalent control group design approach. The sampling technique used total sampling with 40 respondents who were in accordance with the eligible criteria. Interventions are given for 7 consecutive days. Measurement of sleep quality score using the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index questionnaire. The difference in sleep quality scores was analyzed by Mann Whitney test, and scores of each component were analyzed by using Wilcoxon test.The results of this study indicate the influence of soaking feet with warm water on sleep quality of respondents before and after the intervention (p = 0.007; α = 5%). From these results, it can be said that there was an increase in quality of sleep after soaking the feet with warm water. Hydrotherapy by soaking feet with warm water can be applied by pregnant women to improve sleep quality.

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Wulandari, A., & Kostania, G. (2021). Soaking Feet Hydrotherapy Using Warm Water to Improve Quality of Sleeping Among Pregnant Women. Jurnal Kebidanan Dan Kesehatan Tradisional, 16-23. https://doi.org/10.37341/jkkt.v0i0.232
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