The Design of Breastfeeding Program Improvement Using a Combination of Nigella Sativa and Lactation Massage on the Levels of Oxytocin Hormone
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M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis | Medical Science | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018

The Design of Breastfeeding Program Improvement Using a Combination of Nigella Sativa and Lactation Massage on the Levels of Oxytocin Hormone

Mei Lia Nindya Zulis Windyarti, Ari Suwondo, Rara Sri Endang Pujiastuti

Introduction Breast milk is the first food, the main and the best for babies that are natural. Lactation is a symbiotic process and the cause of breast milk problems can be from the mother, baby or both. Most mothers stop breastfeeding due to reduced milk production. Efforts to overcome non-pharmacological milk production by giving balck cumin (Nigella Sativa) and lactation massage. Balck cumin (Nigella Sativa) has lactagogue active compounds and lactation massage can stimulate prolactin and oxytocin hormones. Methods A Quasy experiment with a non-randomized controlled trial design of the pretest-posttest control group. The sample consisted of 40 respondents. Data analysis used Mann-Whitney and Wilcoxon. Results there was a significant increase in the intervention group and the control group with a value of 0.001. In the intervention group, there was an average increase in oxytocin levels of 30.43ng / ml and in the control group 6.72ng / ml. Conclusion there was a significant increase in oxytocin hormone levels in postpartum mothers after being given a combination of balck cumin (Nigella Sativa) and lactation massage.

Keywords: black cumin nigella sativa, lactation massage, oxytocin

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018

Pages: 1571 - 1574

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Mei Lia Nindya Zulis Windyarti, Ari Suwondo, Rara Sri Endang Pujiastuti, "The Design of Breastfeeding Program Improvement Using a Combination of Nigella Sativa and Lactation Massage on the Levels of Oxytocin Hormone", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART2019920, Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018, 1571 - 1574

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