The Impact Of Working Mother On Quality Time With Children

  • Aryanti Wardiyah Universitas Malahayati
  • Rilyani Rilyani Universitas Malahayati
  • Nirwanto Nirwanto Universitas Malahayati


The increasing number of working mothers can have an impact on many things, one of example is causing a change in the roles of mother in the family. This makes the mother have a dual role that at the same time. With this phenomena, it increasing opinions from many sectors. Some people say that working mothers will not affect in parenting which can effect on child development (Rehel, 2014). Considering that parents and families are important factors for a child's development, the time spend between working parents and their children can effect to children's development (Andriyani, 2014). The impact occurs when children experience delays in personal social aspects include children becoming less independent, lacking  ability of the children to socialize with other people and the environment  and adaptation to the surrounding (Telaumbanua & Mutiara, 2017). The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of working mother on quality time with children. This quantitative study with a cross-sectional approach, the population in this study were mothers in the area of ​​Puskesmas. When the study was to be conducted in March-April 2021 were about 467 mothers. The samples in this study were 231 respondents. The research variable were maternal work and use quality time. Data collection with a questionnaire, data analysis univariate and chi square. There is an effect of mother's work on the use of quality time with children (p value 0,001). Mother who work outside home have less chance to have quality time with children compare with mother who work inside home.

How to Cite
WARDIYAH, Aryanti; RILYANI, Rilyani; NIRWANTO, Nirwanto. The Impact Of Working Mother On Quality Time With Children. International Health Conference STIKes Panca Bhakti (IHCPB), [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 68 - 75, july 2023. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 13 apr. 2024.