The Relationship Between Husband Support and Health Workers Support with Exclusive Breastfeeding Behavior in Sidotopo Village, Surabaya, Indonesia

Authors

  • Yurike Dian Pangesti1 , Shrimarti Rukmini Devy1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10524

Keywords:

Exclusive breastfeeding, husband support, health workers support

Abstract

Exclusive breastfeeding is breast milk given to babies from birth to 6 months without added food or drinks

except drugs for medical indications. Many factors can affect mothers in giving exclusive breastfeeding.

The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between husband’s support and the support of

health workers with exclusive breastfeeding. The research used observational analytic method with cross

sectional research design. The sample in this study were 65 mothers who have baby aged 7-12 months in

Sidotopo Surabaya. The research used simple random sampling technique with Chi-square test with 95%

confidence level. The results showed there was no correlation between husband support (p = 0.426) and

health workers support (p = 0.166) with the behavior of mothers in exclusive breastfeeding. The conclusion

of the study is that there is no significant correaltion between husband support and health workers support

with the behavior of mothers in exclusive breastfeeding. So it is necessary to increase counseling about the

importance of exclusive breastfeeding, family planning counseling and lactation management.

Author Biography

Yurike Dian Pangesti1 , Shrimarti Rukmini Devy1

1Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, Public Health Faculty, Airlangga, University, 60115,

Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Yurike Dian Pangesti1 , Shrimarti Rukmini Devy1. (2020). The Relationship Between Husband Support and Health Workers Support with Exclusive Breastfeeding Behavior in Sidotopo Village, Surabaya, Indonesia. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1122-1126. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10524