• Hirza Rahmita Institut Kesehatan dan Teknologi Al Insyirah
  • Rika Ruspita Institut Kesehatan dan Teknologi Al Insyirah
  • Rifa Rahmi Institut Kesehatan dan Teknologi Al Insyirah



Exclusive breastfeeding, Self-Efficacy, Working Mother


Exclusive breastfeeding can reduce infant morbidity and mortality, reduce the risk of chronic  disease, and help the baby's development. Returning to work is one of the most common reasons mothers stop breastfeeding. Globally, there are around 51% of women involved in the workforce, compared to men, which is around 82%. One of the obstacles to providing exclusive breastfeeding to working mothers is their confidence in providing breast milk. This study aims to determine the relationship between self-efficacy and exclusive breastfeeding in mothers who work in factories in the Sleman Regency area. This research method is a quantitative analytical survey with a cross sectional approach. Sampling used a purposive sampling technique and obtained 75 samples of factory worker mothers who had babies aged 6-12 months. The research instrument used the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale questionnaire by Dennis (2003). The data analysis method used is univariate analysis, bivariate analysis with the Chi Square Test. The results of bivariate analysis showed that self-efficacy had a p value of 0.002 (OR 5.225 CI 1.871-14.593). Self-efficacy is related to exclusive breastfeeding for mothers who work in factories. Self-efficacy can be increased with understanding and support from the mother's environment.


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How to Cite

HUBUNGAN EFIKASI DIRI TERHADAP PEMBERIAN ASI EKSKLUSIF PADA IBU BEKERJA DI PABRIK KABUPATEN SLEMAN YOGYAKARTA. (2024). Al-Insyirah Midwifery: Jurnal Ilmu Kebidanan (Journal of Midwifery Sciences), 13(1), 78-83.