The Effect of Perineum Lacerations and Clinical Data towards the Functions of Sexual Post Partum Mother in Cimahi City

  • Stikes Jenderal A. Yani Cimahi
  • Stikes Jenderal A. Yani Cimahi
Keywords: Perineum laceration, contraceptives, breastfeeding status, sexual function.


There are many research discuss about the impact of labor towards women's sexual life which focuses on the psychological short-term changes in postpartum mothers. Apart from perineum lacerations, contraceptives and breastfeeding status also have an effect on sexual function. Hormonal contraceptives are informed having an effect on the intention to have sexual intercourse, as well as breastfeeding. The purpose of the research is to determine the effect of perineum laceration and clinical data on the sexual function of postpartum mothers. The result, most of respondents (76%) have poor sexual function, 71,5% have perineum laceration, almost all respondents (83,8%) used hormonal contraceptives 85.8% and breastfeeding. There is an effect between perineum laceration, the use of contraceptives and breastfeeding status on the sexual function of the Postpartum Mother (p <0.05). The contraceptive device (POR 23.259) is the dominant factor that has an effect on the poor sexual function.