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Difficult to find paramedics Tegal Badeng Timur Village, Negara subdistrict, Jembrana Regency

This article is a summary of a case study of an issue in reproductive health services and childbearing mothers. This case study is taken from one of seven Districts in Indramayu, Surakarta, Lampung Utara district, West Sumba district, East Lombok district, Jembrana district, and Lebak district. It is describing the life story of Maimunah who lives in Jembrana, Tegal Badeng Timur Village, Negara subdistrict, Jembrana regency.

 

Maimunah and the Health of her Reproductive Organs

Maimunah related that she had been going through various forms of health problems relating to her reproductive organs. She had problems with menstruations, the gonorrhea, during the pregnancy and post-natal period, and troubles with the contraceptives from the Family Planning Agency.

Case Study in the Kelurahan of Cempedak, Kotabumi subdistrict, North Lampung

This article is a summary of a case study of an issue in reproductive health services and childbearing mothers. This case study is taken from one of seven Districts in Indramayu, Surakarta, Lampung Utara district, West Sumba district, East Lombok district, Jembrana district, and Lebak district. It is describing the life story of Nurwati who lives in Cempedak District, Kotabumi subdistrict, North Lampung.

 

Nurwati came from Serang but grew up in North Lampung. She was born in 1967 which means that she is now 40. Nurwati is the eighth child of ten siblings. She once went to elementary school but ended up in the second grade and totally terminated her education because of the economic limitations of her parents. Soon after her first menstruation, Nurwati got married at the age of 16 to Suherman, one year older than her. Getting married in such a young age is not something strange for the local people who practice the custom. When a girl has experienced her first menstruation, she has got a signal of being mature enough to marry. By marrying off their daughter, they have reduced their pressing economic burden.

Ketare Village, Central Lombok

This article is a summary of a case study of an issue in reproductive health services and childbearing mothers. This case study is taken from one of seven Districts in Indramayu, Surakarta, Lampung Utara district, West Sumba district, East Lombok district, Jembrana district, and Lebak district. It is describing the life story of Kholifah who lives in Central Lombok, Ketare Village.

 

Kholifah was born 40 years ago in a hamlet by the name of Embung Rungkas which is located in Katare village, Pujut subdistrict, Central Lombok regency. She comes from a very poor family whose members work as temporary hired farmers and laborers. By working as hired farmers, Kholifah and her husband cannot earn money every day. Since most of the land in the southern part of Central Lombok is made up dry land, the rice harvest takes place only once a year. The remaining ground water is used to water corns, beans or watermelons. Other than this, the land cannot be planted with anything. Cosequently, Kholifah and her husband can only work during the planting season dan the harverst season.

This article is a summary of a case study of an issue in reproductive health services and childbearing mothers. This case study is taken from one of seven Districts in Indramayu, Surakarta, Lampung Utara district, West Sumba district, East Lombok district, Jembrana district, and Lebak district. It is describing the life story of Agustin who lives in West Sumba, Gaura Village, Lamboya subdistrict.

 

Difficulties to access Health Facilities and Health Personnel

Agustin was born on October 5, 1984, in Gaura village, Lamboya subdistrict, West Sumba Regency. In a relatively young age she had had four children, one of whom had died a neonatal death. Agustin admitted to getting married at a very young age because her family’s poverty had forced her to get married quickly. Her husband works as a farmer, and Agustin, after taking good care of her family and her children, helps her husband plant vegetables in their garden. It is the produces of their garden like the vegetables and the tubers that have become the income resources for their family.

This article is a summary of a case study of an issue in reproductive health services and childbearing mothers. This case study is taken from one of seven Districts in Indramayu, Surakarta, Lampung Utara district, West Sumba district, East Lombok district, Jembrana district, and Lebak district. It is describing the life story of Sudarmi who lives in Sangkrah village, Pasar Kliwon subdistrict, Surakarta

 

Sangkrah village, Pasar Kliwon subdistrict, Surakarta

Sudarmi is the sixth child of six siblings. She is an elementary school graduate and it is her final education. She got married at 18 to Basuki who is also an elementary school graduate. Sudarmi’s husband works as a parkman in the parking lot of a garment outlet with unsteady income while Sudarmi works as a vegetable vendor. Although both of them work, their monthly income is less than Rp. 600 thousand making them categorized as a poor family. Now they are registered as holders of Askeskin card, a health insurance card for poor family.

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