Jamu are traditional medicine which is made by natural ingredience which has medicational effect combining with several ingrediences. The successful of traditional medicine as self medication in health care still need to prove for its efectiveness and the side effect especially if it used by pregnant women. The goal of this study is to know how the effect of consuming jamu for pregnant women with birth asphyxia in Bekasi in 2008. Quantitaive and qualitative study designs were used in this study. Case control design used to see how the odds ratio of the mother who have experience to take jamu during pregnancy. The result showed that there are relation and risk of con- sume jamu with birth asphyxia (p value = 0,000; odds ratio (OR) = 7,1; 95% CI = 4,23 – 11,9) and frequencies of antenatal care (ANC) with birth as- phyxia (4 – 8 times during pregnancy, p value = 0,052; OR = 1,68; and less than 4 times during pregnancy, p value = 0,019; OR = 3,02). The result of indepth interview tells us that majority of mother doesn’t know about the health attitude during pregnancy and doesn’t have enough information from providers about it. Therefore increase the quality of health services during pregnancy and birth delivery and standart for using jamu for pregnant women are needed.