Journal of Health Technology Assessment in Midwifery
Vol 3, No 1 (2020): May (Articles in Press)

THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE MATERNAL-FETAL ATTACHMENT AND THE ATTITUDE TOWARD EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN INDONESIA

Sukriani, Wahidah (Unknown)
Suryaningsih, Endang Koni (Unknown)
Linh, Nguyen Dieu (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
20 May 2020

Abstract

Compare to others province in Borneo, central Borneo has fail to meet the minimum target of exclusive breastfeeding, estimated only about 20.5%. However, in Palangka Raya City, the prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding roughly only 14.99% and this number has decreased slowly year by year. Maternal Fetal Attachment (MFA) is playing an important role to the mother?s attitude to breastfeed their babies when they birth. Maternal-fetal attachment also affected to the mother?s health practice attitude toward her pregnancy. The aimed of this study is to explore the relationship between maternal-fetal attachment and their attitude toward breastfeeding exclusively. The consecutive sampling was used to recruited 97 participants in this study. Rank spearmen was calculated to determine the relationship between two variables. The result finding there is no a significant relationship between maternal-fetal attachment and their attitude to breastfeed exclusively. Limitations and recommendations have been made in this article for further study in the same area.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

JHTAM

Publisher

Subject

Health Professions Nursing Public Health

Description

Journal of Health Technology Assessment in Midwifery publishes the latest peer reviewed international research in May and November per year. It informs the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in Midwifery. HTA is described as a multidisciplinary process that summarises information about the medical, ...