Fuji Rahmawati


Exclusive breastfeeding is often hindered by the employment status of the mother. This makes working moms have difficulties to keep giving exclusive breastfeeding during work. Aside from mother's work, breastfeeding success in working mothers is also supported by the role of spouse and family as well as the mother's workplace. Research is a cross sectional research in quantitative and qualitative. The sample selection used cluster random sampling in which the sample was selected based on the sampling unit. This study aims to determine the supporting factors of the spouse about exclusive breastfeeding in working mothers, the perception of working mothers, spouses and policy makers of the workplace on exclusive breastfeeding on working mothers and supportive workplace facilities. Data were analyzed using chi square test and logistic regression. Based on the results of quantitative analysis, the role of husbands determines 2.7 times exclusive breastfeeding of husbands and the results of qualitative analysis concluded that some variables can be developed for interventions to increase the coverage of working mothers in exclusive breastfeeding in oil palm plantations by conducting maternal interventions, paternal interventions and policies Daycare center. Researchers recommend that health workers expand health promotion targets associated with exclusive breastfeeding involving husbands and workplaces as targets.


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