Corelation between Mother's Workers, Family Support and Health Workers with Exclusive Breastfeeding

  • Maulida Maulida
  • Nurhamidi Nurhamidi Politeknik Kesehatan Malang
  • Siti Mas’odah

Abstract

Exclusive breastfeeding is breast milk that is given to babies from birth for 6 months, without adding/replacing other intakes (except drugs, vitamins, minerals). Exclusive breastfeeding coverage at the Guntung Manggis Health Center in the last 3 years was 42.56% (2019), 62.88% (2020) and 35.29% (2021). There was a decrease of 27.59% in 2021. In addition, this figure has not reached the target at the Guntung Manggis Health Center, which is 65%. Objectives: To determine the relationship between mother's work, family support and health workers with exclusive breastfeeding for infants 6-12 months. Methods: Analytica observation with a cross sectional study design. Results: Exclusive breastfeeding was 33.3%. Mother works 55.6% and 44.4% does not work when the baby is 0-6 months old. Mothers with less family support are 64.4% and good are 35.6%. Mothers with less support from health workers are 64.4% and good are 35.6%. There is relationship between mother's work, family support and support from health workers with exclusive breastfeeding. Conclusions: There is a relationship between mother's work, family support and support from health workers with exclusive breastfeeding for infants aged 6-12 months in the working area of the Guntung Manggis Health Center.

Published
2023-11-07
How to Cite
MAULIDA, Maulida; NURHAMIDI, Nurhamidi; MAS’ODAH, Siti. Corelation between Mother's Workers, Family Support and Health Workers with Exclusive Breastfeeding. Journal of Local Therapy, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 2, p. 41 - 49, nov. 2023. ISSN 2810-0875. Available at: <https://ojs.poltekkes-malang.ac.id/index.php/JLT/article/view/3394>. Date accessed: 22 may 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.31290/jlt.v2i2.3394.