THE EXPERIENCE OF BREASTFEEDING ASSOCIATED WITH BREASTFEEDING SELF-EFFICACY IN THIRD-TRIMESTER MULTIGRAVIDA
Breastfeeding self-efficacy is an important aspect to achieve exclusive breastfeeding. The breastfeeding experience of is one of the indicators that significantly influences breastfeeding confidence because it creates a process of change, so it will influence the knowledge, perception and behavior of the mother in further breastfeeding activities. This study aims to analyze the correlation between breastfeeding experience with breastfeeding self-efficacy in third trimester pregnant women. The research method is correlational with cross sectional approach. The sampling technique uses total sampling with 32 people as a total sample. Data retrieval uses the breastfeeding experience questionnaire and the Breastfeeding Self Efficacy Scale-Short Form (BSES-SF) which has been translated into Indonesian. The results of this study indicate that there is a significant correlation between the breastfeeding experience and the level of breastfeeding self-efficacy, meaning that the more successful breastfeeding experience, the mother will have a sense of breastfeeding self-efficacy level is getting higher. The data analysis using the Spearman Rank test obtained a correlation coefficient 0.702 at p value <α (0.05). It is expected that health workers can increase the knowledge, motivation and self-confidence of mothers to give breast milk to their babies through lactation counseling in the pregnancy class or posyandu as an effort to achieve the target of increasing exclusive breastfeeding.
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