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Predictor Breast Feeding Self Efficacy in First Week PostPartum

Journal: Nursing & Healthcare International Journal (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 1-4

Keywords : Post-partum mothers; Breastfeeding self-efficacy; Early breastfeeding initiation;

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Background: The success of breastfeeding mothers is demonstrated by exclusive breastfeeding for six months. Selfefficacy of breastfeeding mothers determines the success of exclusive breastfeeding. Objective: The objective of the study was to analyze the characteristics of mothers with regard to predicted self-efficacy. Methods: Cross-sectional research in first-week postpartum, normal delivery, live birth. Sample taken by purposive sampling on 44 postpartum mothers in Public Health Center and hospital in Semarang area. Data were analyzed by linear regression. Results: The results of the study were mostly high school educated women (56.8%), hospital birth (52.3%), there were self-efficacy differences on the first and third days (p = 0,032). Strong characteristic factors influenced the self-efficacy of early breastfeeding initiation (p = 0,002) and gravida (p = 0,013). Conclusion: In postpartum women should be done early breast-feeding intiation and before the third day should be given education, family support and nurse / midwife for exclusive breastfeeding.

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