Background: Labor is a physiological event, but midwifery care is required to avoid complications in
the mother and fetus. Midwifery care is given during labor to reduce the incidence of perineum rupture.
Primiparous are considered most at risk of spontaneous perineum rupture. Perineum rupture may result in
The aim of this research is to know the influence of frangipani aromatherapy oil in the first stage of labor
massage on maternal perineum condition.
Research type Quasi-Experimental Design with posttest control group design. The sample size was
80 people, divided into 2 treatment groups and 40 respondents respectively. Sampling technique used
Consecutive sampling. Data is recorded on the observation sheet. Univariate and bivariate data analysis
“Mann-Whitney”. The results showed perineum conditions in the treatment group mostly did not experience
laceration perineum, while the control group most respondents suffered perineum injury level one. Mann-
Whitney test result obtained 399.000 with value p = 0,000, indicating there is the influence of aromatherapy
frangipani in the first stage of labor massage to perineum condition at level of significance p <0,05. The
conclusion of research that there is the influence of aroma of frangipani therapy in the first stage of labor
massage to perineum condition
Keywords: massage, aromatherapy, frangipani, first stage, labor