Effectiveness of Belly Dance in Reducing Women's Pain in Labor through Coupling Style

  • Herlyssa Poltekkes Kemenkes Jakarta III, Indonesia
  • Nurjasmi Poltekkes Kemenkes Jakarta III, Indonesia
  • Sri Mulyati Poltekkes Kemenkes Jakarta III, Indonesia
Keywords: Belly Dance, Labor Pain, Stage I Active Phase, Coping Style


One alternative that pregnant women usually use is belly dance. This exercise has provided a high sense of self-confidence for pregnant women. This research will be carried out to see the relationship between belly dance and labor pain in the first stage of the active phase. The design of this research is cross-sectional. The results of this study then found a relationship between coping styles and the active phase I labor pain scale. There is no relationship between belly dance and the labor pain scale of the active phase I. Pregnant women who participate in belly dance will reduce pain in the first stage of active labor after controlling for coping style variables. Then it was also found that belly dance can be used as an alternative movement in pregnancy exercise.


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How to Cite
Herlyssa, Nurjasmi, & Mulyati, S. (2022). Effectiveness of Belly Dance in Reducing Women’s Pain in Labor through Coupling Style. International Journal of Science and Society, 4(2), 97-107. https://doi.org/10.54783/ijsoc.v4i2.453