Author: Tumartony Thaib Hiola
Department of Midwifery, Health Polytechnic
Ministry of Health, Gorontalo
Doing exercises during pregnancy is very helpful for fetal health which can be monitored through fetal heartbeat. This research aims to know the difference of fetal heartbeat regularity in pregnant women who do and do not pregnancy exercises in the working area of Bongomeme Community Health Centre Bongomeme Sub-District Gorontalo District. This research type is analytic survey with Cross Sectional Study approach. There are 30 pregnant women used as the research samples. The independent variable is pregnant women and the dependent variable is fetal heartbeat. The data analysis uses chi square statistic test. Regular fetal heartbeat has the highest percentage, which is 53,3%, if compared to irregular fetal heartbeat, which is 46,7%. The research result shows that there is a difference between fetal heartbeat regularity to pregnant women who do and do not do pregnancy exercises in the working area of Bongomeme Bongomeme Sub-District Gorontalo District.
Keywords: Pregnancy Exercises, Fetal Heartbeat, Pregnant Women