Benefits of Yoga in Increasing Lactating Mother's Breast Milk Production

Cadwell & Maffei, 2011. Handbook of Lactating Management, Jakarta: EGC. Eveline & Djamaludin, 2010. Panduan Pintar Merawat Bayi dan Balita, Jakarta: PT Wahyu Media. Kementerian Kesehatan Republik Indonesia, 2014. Profil Data Kesehatan Indonesia, Jakarta: Kementerian Kesehatan RI. Manuaba, I.B.G.,

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Moh Wildan

State Health Politechnik of Malang

Kiswati

State Health Politechnik of Malang

Jamhariyah

State Health Politechnik of Malang

Firdaus Primasari

State Health Politechnik of Malang

Date Written: September 8, 2017

Abstract

Abstract: Breast Milk (ASI) is the best food for infants. Considering that the level of benefits of breastfeeding and the importance of exclusive breastfeeding, it is necessary to take a series of efforts to increase breast milk production of lactating mothers. One way that can be used is by doing Yoga exercises. This research aimed to determine the effect of Yoga in increasing breast milk production of mothers breastfeeding infants aged 1 to 6 months. The research used pre experiment method with one group pretest-posttest design. Sampling used simple random sampling, and the number of samples was 30 respondents. The results of statistical test of t-test (p 0.004), meaning that there was an effect of Yoga exercises in increasing breast milk production of lactating mothers. This happens because Yoga can affect the mind, soul and spirit of the mothers, in which Yoga gives peace of mind, relaxation and a sense of comfort as well as increasing mothers’ confidence, so this affects the release of prolactin and oxytocin hormones for breast milk production.

Keywords: Yoga, Mother's Breast Milk

Suggested Citation

Wildan, Moh and , Kiswati and , Jamhariyah and Primasari, Firdaus, Benefits of Yoga in Increasing Lactating Mother's Breast Milk Production (September 8, 2017). Cadwell & Maffei, 2011. Handbook of Lactating Management, Jakarta: EGC. Eveline & Djamaludin, 2010. Panduan Pintar Merawat Bayi dan Balita, Jakarta: PT Wahyu Media. Kementerian Kesehatan Republik Indonesia, 2014. Profil Data Kesehatan Indonesia, Jakarta: Kementerian Kesehatan RI. Manuaba, I.B.G.,, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3034570

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Kiswati

State Health Politechnik of Malang

Jl. Besar Ijen no. 77-C
Jl. Srikoyo no. 106 Jember
Malang, East Java Province 68111
Indonesia

Jamhariyah

State Health Politechnik of Malang

Jl. Besar Ijen no. 77-C
Jl. Srikoyo no. 106 Jember
Malang, East Java Province 68111
Indonesia

Firdaus Primasari

State Health Politechnik of Malang

Jl. Besar Ijen no. 77-C
Jl. Srikoyo no. 106 Jember
Malang, East Java Province 68111
Indonesia

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