The Relationship of Exclusive Breastfeeding History to Morbidity In Infants Aged 1-14 Months



DOI: https://doi.org/10.25077/jom.5.2.81-89.2020


Author(s)

Lani Gumilang (Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Padjadjaran University)
Neneng Martini (Diploma Program of Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Padjadjaran University)
Sefita Aryuti Nirmala (Departement of pediatric, Faculty of Medicine, Padjadjaran University)
Meita Dhamayanti (Departement of pediatric, Faculty of Medicine, Padjadjaran University)

Abstract


Objectives: This study aims at determining the relationship between the history of exclusive breastfeeding and morbidity in babies aged 1-14 months in the city of Sukabumi.

Materials and Methods: This study uses a cross-sectional method with a sample of 71 babies aged 1-14 months in the city of Sukabumi. Data sources used are primary and secondary data, and the Spearman test is used for data

analysis.

Results: The results showed that there was no relationship between the history of exclusive breastfeeding and ISPA (p=1,000), there was no relationship between the history of exclusive breastfeeding and diarrhea (p=1,000), there was no relationship between the history of exclusive breastfeeding and fever (p=0,477), there is no relationship between the history of exclusive breastfeeding and seizures (p=1,000), there is no relationship between the history of exclusive breastfeeding and pneumonia (p=1,000).

Conclusion: The study concludes that there is no relationship between the history of exclusive breastfeeding and morbidities namely ISPA, diarrhea, fever, seizures and pneumonia in babies aged 1-14 months in the city of Sukabumi.

Keywords: Exclusive breastfeeding, morbidity

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