Effects of Hypnobreastfeeding Audio on Postpartum Mothers Anxiety in Palembang Midwife Independent Practice
Abstract - The most common problems that arise in the process of breastfeeding is anxiety of postpartum mothers. Mom often feels unsure and not confident that she is able to give enough milk to her baby. Hypnobreastfeeding is a relaxation technique to help smooth the process of breastfeeding and the process of removing milk. The purpose of this study is to influence the Audio Hypnobreastfeeding on postpartum maternal anxiety in the Midwife Independent Practice of Palembang. This research uses non- random sampling with a sample size of 67 respondents. The sample in this study were 24-hour postpartum mothers who gave birth at Midwife Independent Practice of Teti Herawati, Ch. Mala and Meli Rosita Palembang. Quasi Experiment research design using a pretest and posttest control-group design approach. Postpartum maternal anxiety levels were measured before and after being given Audio Hypnobreastfeeding using the HARS (Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale) instrument. The results showed that there was a significant difference between maternal anxiety levels before and after being given Audio Hypnobreastfeeding with Marginal Homogeneity Test ρ = 0,000 (<α = 0.005).Hypnobreastfeeding Audio has an effect on the reduction of postpartum maternal anxiety. The suggestion in this study was that midwives could further improve their ability to provide Hypnobreastfeeding to postpartum mothers and conduct to development of audio media into an android application.