The relevance of doula in Malaysia / Nur Nilam Sari Aimi Sham, Fatin Izzati Mohamad Nadhri and Muhammad Syafiq Salimi

Sham, Nur Nilam Sari Aimi and Mohamad Nadhri, Fatin Izzati and Salimi, Muhammad Syafiq (2018) The relevance of doula in Malaysia / Nur Nilam Sari Aimi Sham, Fatin Izzati Mohamad Nadhri and Muhammad Syafiq Salimi. e-Journal of Media and Society (e-JOMS), 1. pp. 1-15. ISSN 2682-9193

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Abstract

Doula is a trained professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and shortly after the childbirth to help her achieve the healthiest and most satisfying experience possible. This study is done in order to find the relevance of doula in Malaysia. This study involves 280 respondents and a structured questionnaire was used for data collection. All variables were measured through scales previously used by other researchers. The study indicated that for the level of people acceptance towards doula in Malaysia is low (M=2.41). This goes the same with the level of the credibility of doula in Malaysia, the study indicated that it is low (M=2.33). Overall, doula service is still not relevant to be practised in Malaysia (M=2.37).

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Sham, Nur Nilam Sari Aiminurnilamsari.aimisham@gmail.com
Mohamad Nadhri, Fatin IzzatiUNSPECIFIED
Salimi, Muhammad SyafiqUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine > Personal health and hygiene. Including clothing, bathing, exercise, travel, nutrition, sleep, sex hygiene
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Alor Gajah Campus > Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Journal or Publication Title: e-Journal of Media and Society (e-JOMS)
Journal: UiTM Journal > e-Journal of Media and Society
ISSN: 2682-9193
Volume: 1
Page Range: pp. 1-15
Official URL: http://www.ejoms.com
Item ID: 29257
Uncontrolled Keywords: Doula; Malaysia; Relevance; Credibility
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29257

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