Family Experience In Supporting Exclusive Breastfeeding In Surabaya

Wahyuni, Sylvia Dwi and Armini, Ni Ketut Alit and Sriwijayanti, Naomi (2020) Family Experience In Supporting Exclusive Breastfeeding In Surabaya. In: BASA 2019, 20-21 September 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia.

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Word Health Organization recommends to exclusively breastfeed for the first six months old baby and continue until the age of two years. However, the coverage of exclusive breastfeeding still low. The study aims to explore family experiences in support of exclusive breastfeeding. This was a qualitative research with phenomenology study. Participants were families who had children at least one year old of age. Twelve participants were included. There were 8 themes to describe the research objective: 1) The characteristics of mothers and families, 2) Forms of family support, 3) Family functions, 4) Prevailing cultural forms, 5) Family stress, 6) Environment factors that affect exclusive breastfeeding, 7) Family experiences during exclusive breastfeeding. Stressor in the family included economic factors, infants, and mothers were considered. This results can be used by health workers to perform interventions on the family to increase exclusive breastfeeding coverage.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: exclusive breastfeeding family experience support
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2021 14:32
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2021 14:32

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