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Contribution of Knowledge on Breastfeeding among Mothers Who Joined Mother Support Group Program

Handayani, Lina and Kosnin, Azlina and Jiar, Yeo Kee and Solikhah, . (2013) Contribution of Knowledge on Breastfeeding among Mothers Who Joined Mother Support Group Program. International Journal of Public Health Science (IJPHS), 2 (3). pp. 89-92. ISSN 2252-8806

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Abstract

The infant feeding decision is complex and involves the influence of psychological, social, and economic factors, and health care system. This study aimed to determine the contribution of knowledge on breastfeeding among nonworking mothers. This was a cross-sectional study conducted in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. A total of 173 nonworking mothers with babies between 0-6 months who joined the mother support group (MSG) program participated in this study. The results showed that knowledge has significant influence on breastfeeding practice among the non working mothers (beta= .21, p= .01). MSG may be a suitable method to promote breastfeeding among Indonesian mothers.

Item Type: Artikel Umum
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge Breastfeeding Mother Support Group
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Public Health (Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat) > S1-Science in Public Health (S1-Kesehatan Masyarakat)
Depositing User: Lina Handayani
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2018 22:15
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2018 22:15
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/11623

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