Effect of Continuity of Care to Exclusive Breastfeeding Mothers Compliance in Regional Community Health Centre in Makassar City South Suolawesi

Sundari Sundari, Muh. Syafar, Arsunan A. A, Saifuddin Sirajuddin, Andi Nilawati Usman


The rate of family plannin The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life and continued until the age of 2 years. Breast milk is the best food for babies because it contains all the nutrients a baby needs in appropriate amounts and immunologic substances that protect the baby from infection. This study aimed to obtain the effect of the  Continuity of care on adherence mothers in exclusive breastfeeding. The Regional Community Health Center Makassar. Quasi-experimental research design with a sample of 41 people were obtained by purposive sampling. The research instrument used a questionnaire and visits directly to understand compliance mothers in exclusive breastfeeding. The results showed the group was given of continuity of care had a significant effect (p <0.05) to the variable compliance. It means that the mother is given continuity of care is likely to breastfeed 0,071 times than women who do not get continuity of care.


Continuity of care; Compliance; exclusive breastfeeding.

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