Evaluasi Tingkat Pengetahuan Ibu Hamil terhadap Pentingnya Asam Folat pada Kehamilan di RSAU Lanud Sulaiman Bandung

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Diana Fitrisari
Politeknik Piksi Ganesha Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
Rida Emelia
Politeknik Piksi Ganesha Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Folic acid for pregnant women which plays an important role in the formation of one-third of red blood cells and vitamins that are good during pregnancy for baby and pregnant women. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2010 showed that about 56% of all types of anemia are thought to be due to iron deficiency. In addition, 36% due to micronutrient deficiencies (vitamins A, B6, B12, riboflavin and folic acid) and the remaining 8% due to hereditary factors such as thaasemia and cyclical cell disease have also been known to cause anemia (Fatimah, 2011). A study was conducted with the title profile of the level of knowledge of pregnant women on the importance of folic acid in pregnancy at a hospital in Bandung on April 5-5 June 2021 with the aim of knowing the level of knowledge of pregnant women on folic acid in pregnancy


Keywords: folic acid, pregnant women, anemia asam folat, ibu hamil, anemia