Peningkatan Pengetahuan Calon Pengantin melalui Konseling ASI Eksklusif di Aceh Besar

Al Rahmad, Agus Hendra • Ampera Miko
Journal article Indonesian Bulletin of Health Research • 2017 Indonesia

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Abstract

The global movement of nutrition improvement is anoverall effort to strengthen the commitment and action plan to accelerate the improvement of nutrition, especiallyin the first 1,000 days of life, including exclusive breastfeeding. One of the intervention is through nutritional counseling approach about exclusive breastfeeding to prevent stunting problems. To improve the nutrition and health, counseling for a future bride needs special attention. The aim of the study was to increase knowledge about exclusive breastfeeding of future brides through counseling. This quasi-experimental study analyzing a total sample of 30 future brides through non-random assignment. Data of knowledge variables obtained through interview using questionnaire with scale ratio, whereas counseling method was conducted face to face with a leaflet tool. The data were analyzed by Wilcoxon Rank test. The results showed that exclusive breastfeeding counseling could improve the future brides' knowledge (p=0.000) with the mean difference of 6.13 and a deviation of 3.71. The conclusion is that the improvement of future brides' knowledge about exclusive breastfeeding can be done through counseling using media leaflets. The study suggests that every health center can cooperate with Religious Affairs Office to conduct exclusively breastfeeding counseling routinely and become one of programto preventchild stunting.

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Indonesian Bulletin of Health Research

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