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Abstract

The Effectiveness of Neck Massage in Increasing Puerperal Mothers’ Breast Milk Quantity from Day One to Day Three in Bantul

Objectives: The common problem is that the mother experiences interrupted production of breast milk during day one to day three. Neck massage and pectoralis major muscles massage have been proven to be effective in milk production but there is yet any information explaining about which of neck massage and pectoralis major muscles massage that is more effective in increasing the quantity of breast milk. The study is to investigate the effectiveness of neck massage in increasing the number of puerperal mother’s milk during day one to day three in Bantul using pre-experiment, the static group comparison design research method. The samples of the research are 27 respondents in the group of neck massage, 27 respondents in the group of pectoralis major muscles massage. Methods: The sampling technique used Propotionate Systematic Random Sampling. The massage was done once a day in 15 minutes for 3 days. The data were analyzed using Mann Whitney. The sampling results of this study discovered that the majority of respondents are 21-23 years old with normal nutritional status and have more than one child. Results: It was obtained that p-value of 0.000 (p<0.05) shows that neck massage has a significant effect on increasing the quantity of puerperal mother’s milk on day one to day three in Bantul. This research discovered that neck massage is more effective than pectoralis major muscles massage in increasing puerperal mother’s milk from day one to day three in Bantul. Conclusion: After researched that neck massage is effective in increasing the quantity of puerperal mother’s milk in Bantul. And neck massage is more effective than pectoralis major muscles massage in increasing puerperal mother’s milk production from day one to day three in Bantul.


Author(s):

Lisa Putri Utami Damanik



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