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The influence of giving Mung beans essence on postpartum mothers with breast milk production in Bengkulu City in 2018


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Abstract

Mung beans essence was kinds of drinks containing Laktagogum which is a nutrient to increase and expedite milk production for mother. The purpose of this study was to determine the difference of breastfeeding production in postpartum mothers given mung beans essence with not given mung beans essence in the city of Bengkulu 2018. The design of this research was quasy experiment using pretest and posttest nonequivalent control group. The sample in this study was mothers on first day of postpartum in Bengkulu city amounted to 30 respondents taken by accidental sampling. The research was conducted in the Independent Midwife Practice of Bengkulu city starts from May 15 to June 26, 2018 by using Independent Sample T test for analysis.
The result of this study showed that the average breastfeeding production in postpartum mothers given by mung beans essence was 9,53. The average breastfeeding production in postpartum mothers who not given mung beans essence was 6,93. The difference of breast milk average both groups was 2,60 with p value = 0,000 (ρ <0,05) there were difference of milk produ breastfeeding production in postpartum mother who given mung beans essence with not given mung beans essence in the city of Bengkulu 2018. It was hoped that other researchers to conduct further research by taking other types of vegetables or fruits that may affect breast milk production.

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mung beans essence, breast milk production

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