International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine | Indonesia | Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021

Sustainability of Exclusive Breastfeeding of Postpartum Mothers in Sanglah RSUP Denpasar Period 2019

Made Darmayasa [4] | Heni Sunyoto

Abstract: The breastfeeding period is the most important period in the life of every individual that can determine the growth and development of the individual. Exclusive breastfeeding is breastfeeding (Mother's Milk) without additional food/drinks for newborns until they are 6 months old. This research can be used as a reference to determine the success of exclusive breastfeeding and can participate in supporting the program to create a quality generation. This research is a retrospective descriptive study using primary and secondary data sources. The study was carried out at Sanglah Hospital Denpasar from October 2020 to June 2021. The sample of the study was all patients who gave birth at Sanglah Hospital Denpasar who were recorded in the IRD Midwifery Birth Register book at Sanglah Hospital Denpasar in the period 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019 with medical record data. complete. During the period of one year from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, there were 864 cases, both vaginal and abdominal, at Sanglah Hospital Denpasar, which was obtained from the IRD Midwifery and Obstetrics Gynecology Registry book data at Sanglah Hospital Denpasar. Of the total 864 samples, 578 samples were successfully contacted to participate in this study. From the 578 samples, 295 postpartum mothers successfully gave exclusive breastfeeding (51.04%). Meanwhile, postpartum mothers who failed to give exclusive breastfeeding were 283 people (48.96%). Most of the postpartum mothers at Sanglah Hospital, Denpasar aged 20-35 years, as many as 459 (79.42%) and of a total of 283 postpartum mothers who failed to give exclusive breastfeeding the most experienced failure before the baby's age reached the first month, which was 106 people (37.6%). The failure of exclusive breastfeeding is related to various reasons. Of the total 283 postpartum mothers who failed to give exclusive breastfeeding, the most reason was because they were busy working, namely 99 people.

Keywords: Exclusive breastfeeding, characteristic, postpartum mother

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021,

Pages: 1582 - 1588

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