Stress Phenomenology Study in Infertility Women at Halim Fertility Center Medan in 2017
Agista, Nona Try
Lubis, Namora Lumongga
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Infertility is a prone crisis that will affect various aspects of one's life. It is normal when infertility couples experience the bad feeling that affects their self-confidence and self-image. Having a child is important for most societies and marriage means to get off spring. In some societies, the married couples will feel incomplete without a child. This study used qualitative method with phenomenology strategy. The study was conducted at Halim Fertility Center Medan with4 infertile women as informants. Data was collected by in-depth interviews, and data analysis used were reduction, presentation and conclusion. The results of study indicate that similar stressors were experienced by three of informants, namely post-married psychological condition, social, economic, and religious stressor. However, theInformant-3 did not experience economic stressor for she had a stable economic condition, Informant-1 and informant-2 did not experience a religious stressor and show the inner peace, they admitted that they felt more closer to God, and their marriages are more than 8 years. The informants-3 and 4 are still experiencing religious stressor because their marriages are 4 years. The conclusions of this study indicate that there are many factors that can lead to infertile women. However the family and relatives support is helpful to prevent infertility in women.