FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE FAILURE OF EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING (Qualitative Study at Kecamatan Tembalang, Semarang 2007)

Nur afifah, Diana and Muis, Fatimah and Aruben, Rony (2009) FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE FAILURE OF EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING (Qualitative Study at Kecamatan Tembalang, Semarang 2007). Jurnal Gizi Indonesia . ISSN 1858-4942

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Abstract

Background : Exclusive breastfeeding means only giving breastmilk to babies, without any other food or drinks. Survey held on 2002 by Nutrition and Health Surveillance System (NSS) colaborated with Balitbangkes and Helen Keller International showed that the coverage of exclusive breastfeeding to 4-5 month babies was very low, in urban area was 4-12%, and in rural area was 4-25%. Exclusive breastfeeding coverage on 5-6 month babies in urban area was 1-13%, and in rural area 2-13%. Objective : This study investigated the factors contributing to the failure of exclusive breastfeeding at Kecamatan Tembalang, Semarang, based on the delivery services. Method : This study was a descriptive research using qualitative approach to make easier the identification processes and elaboration of the factors contributing to the failure of exclusive breastfeeding. The study was conducted at Kecamatan Tembalang, Semarang, which was the coverage area of Kedungmundu and Rowosari Primary Health Care Center.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions:Postgraduate Program > Master Program in Nutrition Science
ID Code:4784
Deposited By:Mrs. S2 Gizi Undip
Deposited On:23 Jan 2010 07:49
Last Modified:23 Jan 2010 07:50

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