Diyan Indrayani
Titi Legiati


Background: Discomfort during pregnancy and anxiety about childbirth are problems that are often faced by pregnant women. In the era of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is limited contact between pregnant women and midwives, as well as a lack of education about pregnancy, thereby increasing anxiety about pregnancy and childbirth. One effort to reduce this problem is to provide education and guidance about prenatal yoga. This community partnership program aims to increase the independence of mothers in doing exercise during pregnancy to reduce anxiety in dealing with childbirth.

Method: Partners in this program were pregnant women at Sukarasa Health Center and Sukajadi Health Center as many as 28 people. The method used was education with zoom meetings and providing material with prenatal yoga booklets. The data obtained were the results of an anxiety assessment before and after prenatal yoga as measured by the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HARS).

Results:The results showed that there was a decrease in the average value of anxiety before and after doing yoga exercises with an average decrease in the anxiety of 5.4 points.

Conclusion: Prenatal yoga could decrease anxiety scores in pregnant women. Prenatal yoga can be carried out in every health center both in class and independently by pregnant women.


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