DURASI MENYUSUI, DUKUNGAN KELUARGA DAN PENGETAHUAN MEMPENGARUHI PERILAKU IBU DALAM PEMBERIAN ASI EKSKLUSIF DI PUSKESMAS MALEI KABUPATEN POSO

Abdul Malik Lawira

Abstract


ABSTRACT

This research aims to identify factors that can effect the behavior of mothers during exclusive breastfeeding for infants aged 0-6 months in Malei Community Health Center in Poso. The design of this research is observational analytic with Cross Sectional design. The sample of 82 respondents, who were the total of population, consisted of mothers who had babies aged 6-12 months. Data collection tool was questionnaires and techniques of data analysis were univariate data and bivariate data. The results showed age factors (p = 0.158), education (p = 0.360) and employment (p = 0.543), did not have a meaningful relationship on exclusive breastfeeding behavior. While the duration of breastfeeding factors (p = 0.007), family support (p = 0.005) and knowledge (p = 0.005), have a significant relationship with exclusive breastfeeding behavior in Malei Community Health Center, Poso. Conclusions, the duration of breastfeeding factors, family support and knowledge, have a relationship towards mother's exclusive breastfeeding behavior in Malei Community Health Center, Poso Regency. Thus, this study suggests to increase family support and duration of breastfeeding for each mother and providing knowledge about exclusive breastfeeding for antenatal activities and postnatal lactation support, both at the hospital and at the community health center up to six months after giving birth.

Keywords: Duration of breastfeeding, Family support, knowledge, Exclusive breastfeeding



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.33860/jik.v12i02.109

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