Relationship Between Working Mothers towards Exclusive Breastfeeding in Bunda Maternity Clinic Surabaya

Devina Callista Ayungga, Risa Etika, Eighty Mardiyan Kurniawati

Abstract


Background: The percentage of infants who receive exclusive breastfeeding in Indonesia can be much higher. There are many factors including working mothers. Aim: To find out if there is a significant relationship between working mothers towards exclusive breastfeeding. Methods: This study was an analytic observational study done using the data acquired from a questionnaire given to mothers who come to Bunda Maternity Clinic in Surabaya. Data was then analysed statistically using Chi square test. Result: Out of 20 working mothers, 6 (30%) of them exclusively breastfed their infants while the rest did not. Out of 37 non-working mothers, 28 (76%) of them exclusively breastfed their infants. A p-value of p<0.001 was obtained using the chi square test. Conclusion: There is a significant relationship between working mothers towards exclusive breastfeeding in Bunda Maternity Clinic Surabaya.

Keywords: exclusive breastfeeding; working mother

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.33846/hn40103

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