Social Support for Postpartum Mothers with Postpartum Depression: Scoping Review


  • Ikha Muflikha Universitas 'Aisyiyah Yogyakarta
  • Rosmita Nuzuliana Universitas 'Aisyiyah Yogyakarta
  • Sri Lestari Universitas 'Aisyiyah Yogyakarta

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Postpartum, Social Support, Postpartum Depression


Background: In Indonesia, the incidence of postpartum depression accounts for 50% to 70% of postpartum women. Therefore, ladies within the postnatal amount would like a social support from individuals around them to adapts to their new role as mothers. The lower the social support provided, the upper the postnatal depression. Research objective: Collection of articles discussing social support for postpartum mothers with postpartum depression Method: Five stages were wont to conduct scoping a review. The 5 stages embrace characteristic analysis queries, characteristic relevant studies, choosing studies, charting knowledge, and an aggregation, summarizing and reportage the results.Result: It was found that 9 selected literature had Grade A and B. 4 themes emerged as a result of the scoping review comprising of husband support, family support, friend support and self-efficacy for mothers experiencing postpartum depression. The literature was obtained from quantitative and qualitative research originating from developed and developing countries. Conclusion: Social support obtained from husband, family, friends, and self-efficacy is very important to reduce the rate of postpartum depression. The research gap was used as a reference in future research. It is hoped that researchers can develop research on the factors correlated to postpartum depression.

Author Biography

Ikha Muflikha, Universitas 'Aisyiyah Yogyakarta

Blok Sukamerna Rt 01 Rw 01 Desa Kaliwulu Kecamatan Plered Kabupaten Cirebon Provinsi Jawa Barat


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How to Cite

Muflikha, I., Nuzuliana, R., & Lestari, S. (2021). Social Support for Postpartum Mothers with Postpartum Depression: Scoping Review. International Journal of Health Science and Technology, 3(1), 16–26.