Journal of Health Technology Assessment in Midwifery
Vol 1, No 1 (2018): May

Factors associated with failure of exclusive breastfeeding practice

Purnamasari, Desy (Unknown)
Mufdlilah, Mufdlilah (Unknown)

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Publish Date
31 May 2018


Failure of exclusive breastfeeding has become a significant issue in Indonesia. There are several factors lead to such issue occurred. This cross-sectional analytical survey study aimed to investigate the relationship of mother's knowledge, mother's education and mother's job to unsuccessful exclusive breastfeeding. There were 31 mothers with infants aged 0-24 months participated in this study. Data were collected by employing closed-ended questionnaire and analyzed by applying chi-square test. The results revealed that knowledge, maternal education and maternal job associated with unsuccessful breastfeeding (p< 0.05). The failure of exclusive breastfeeding were influenced by mothers’ knowledge, mothers’ education and mothers’ occupation.

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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, ...