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Most Common Causation of Newborn Death in Indonesia

Posted: June 29th 2016

Neonates are the names for newborns or those aged 0-28 days. Babies less than one month old have very weak bodies and are prone to disease. That is why newborn babies need special attention so that their health remains optimal. Because if not, this could be fatal and lead to death. In fact, what are the causes of death for newborns in Indonesia? Here’s the explanation. The cause of death for newborns in Indonesia Reporting from the press release of the Indonesian Ministry of Health, the infant mortality rate in Indonesia was recorded to have decreased to 10,294 cases in 2017. Even though it seems profitable, the Central Bureau of Statistics reveals the astonishing fact that every hour, 8 newborns die in Indonesia. When accumulated, this means that there are about 192 babies who must die every day. This was confirmed by Dr. Budihardja Singgih, DTM & H, MPH, as … Read more


How to Deal with Hiccups on Babies

Posted: June 23rd 2016

New parents may often feel confused and worried if their baby experiences things that adults consider trivial. Hiccup is one of them. Then, how do you deal with hiccups in babies? Causes of hiccups in babies Not only adults who experience hiccups, in fact, babies can also experience hiccups at a very early age. Hiccups are basically caused by the contraction of the diaphragm. The diaphragm is a large sheet of muscle under the lungs, and together with the muscles between the ribs, we can breathe. Contraction of these muscles can suck air into the lungs, and the entry of air quickly causes the epiglottis to close. The epiglottis is a tissue flap in the throat that closes when we swallow to prevent food, drink, or saliva from being inhaled into the lungs. This sudden closure of the throat tissue is what causes hiccups. Hiccups are annoying for adults, as … Read more


Making Peace with Unplanned Pregnancy

Posted: June 17th 2016

Unplanned pregnancy is certainly confusing news for you. Whether it’s an unwanted pregnancy, or not planned like headaches. Various negative emotions emerge at once: sadness, worry, and fear about being able to undergo pregnancy and future parenting, anger at yourself and your partner, and it may even reduce interest in maintaining the womb. Child & Family Psychologist, Anna Surti Ariani, S.Psi, M.Sc., said that even though this is hard to accept, it will continue to be a disaster if you don’t immediately find a way to make peace. “If this is not accepted as a gift, it will continue to be a disaster,” he said. “Irritation, resentment, sadness, fear, all psychological problems need to be resolved. If this is over, the pregnancy will be better, ”he continued. The psychologist who is often called Nina said that all negative emotions resulting from an unplanned pregnancy must be neutralized immediately within 2 … Read more


How Unplanned Pregnancy Affects Mental Health

Posted: June 7th 2016

Pregnancy, for many, is very eagerly awaited and encouraging news. However, this is not the case if the pregnancy is unexpected. Child & Family Psychologist, Anna Surti Ariani, S.Psi, M.Sc., said, “This pregnancy was not planned, right, there are several things, yes, it could be unwanted, unplanned, or conciliatory.” According to a psychologist who is often called Nina, an unexpected pregnancy has the potential to make a mother-to-be feel guilty. “I wish you weren’t pregnant. If only I didn’t do that. If only I hadn’t been late taking pills or injections, ”he said giving an example. Nina herself said that during the pandemic, where there was a recommendation to stay at home, there was a discourse on the phenomenon of the baby boom or the number of pregnancies because the couple was constantly at home. “Because of this pandemic, many are using injection contraceptives so they can’t keep their schedule … Read more



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