The Effectiveness of Oxytocin Massage for the Breast Milk Production
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Nursing | Indonesia | Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019

The Effectiveness of Oxytocin Massage for the Breast Milk Production

Dyah Ayu Wulandari, Dewi Mayangsari, Sawitry

Breast milk is the main source of nutrition for babies who have not been able to digest solid food, the benefits of breast milk will greatly increase if the baby is only given breast milk for the first 6 months of life. The phenomenon that is currently found is that the coverage of breast milk is increasingly decreasing with various factors causing it. Oxytocin massage is a massage that can trigger the release of oxytocin and oxytocin is a hormone that is needed to remove milk. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of oxytocin massage for the smoothness of breast milk. This research method uses quasi experiment in 30 respondents divided into 2 intervention groups. Parametric statistics used to test the differences in the results of the intervention group and the control group are the independent test. The results showed the mean value of smoothness of breast milk in the intervention group after being given oxytocin massage 661.20 and in the control group given endorphin massage 598.60, with p value 0.454> 0.05, which means there was no difference in the smoothness of breast milk in the intervention group and in the control group. For the test results there is no difference between the intervention group and the control group, meaning that oxytocin massage and endorphin massage are equally influential to increase milk production.

Keywords: oxytocin massage, breast milk production

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019

Pages: 1557 - 1559

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Dyah Ayu Wulandari, Dewi Mayangsari, Sawitry, "The Effectiveness of Oxytocin Massage for the Breast Milk Production", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20203373, Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019, 1557 - 1559

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