The Effect of Family-Based education on the Implementation of Early Breastfeeding Initiation
Breast milk is the best food in early life. The success of Exclusive breasfeeding starts from the implementation of the early breast initiation process. The length of time that breast milk comes out the first time is the biggest cause of failure. To make matters worse, the family's perception that the cause of the baby crying is
because the milk is not coming out / not enough so formula milk needs to be given. This study aims to identify the effect of family- based education on the
implementation of early breastfeeding initiation. The research design uses quasi experiment, pre test and post test with control group design. Beginning with a pre- test for the two groups of respondents, then in the intervention group a family-based education (involving husband/1 other family member) about initiation of breastfeeding is done 3 times. The third stage is to do a post test on both groups. The number of respondents was 40 people in each group of 20 pregnant women. Data analysis using Wilcoxon test and Mann Whitney test. The results showed that there was a significant influence between family- based education on the implementation of early breast initiation (p value = 0.004). Naturally a healthy newborn can do the early breast initiation process, knowledge and
attitudes of the mother and family need to be improved. It is recommended that the application of family- based education to the implementation of early breast initiation to increase the achievement of exclusive breastfeeding.