Warm Steam Therapy to Increase Breast Milk Production of Post-Partum Mothers

Rosnani, Jawiyah, Devi Mediarti

Abstract

One form of community independence in the vision of the Ministry of Health by building the empowerment of women and children directed at improving the quality of life and the role of women. In the postpartum period the mother cares for her baby with breastfeeding. To help the success in breastfeeding, warm steam therapy is needed to stimulate milk production. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of warm steam therapy to increase maternal production of postpartum mothers. This research used quantitative and qualitative approach with mixed methodology design. Sampling technique used purposive sampling and obtained 32 people in treatment and 32 in control group. Quantitative analysis used independent and dependent samples test paired t-test and qualitative used non-statistical analysis through logical inference based on actual considerations and conditions. Result showed the average breast milk production before treatment was 97.19 with SD=15.077 and after treatment was 103.59 with SD=11,447. Treatment with warm steam therapy gave affects for the production of breast milk (p=0.017). Conclusions: treatment with warm steam therapy was very beneficial for the health of post-partum mothers. Therefore, warm steam therapy should be used as a model of post-partum maternal care at home.

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Rosnani., Jawiyah. and Mediarti D. (2018). Warm Steam Therapy to Increase Breast Milk Production of Post-Partum Mothers.In Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC, ISBN 978-989-758-336-0, pages 373-378. DOI: 10.5220/0008325503730378


in Bibtex Style

@conference{inc18,
author={Rosnani and Jawiyah and Devi Mediarti},
title={Warm Steam Therapy to Increase Breast Milk Production of Post-Partum Mothers},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC,},
year={2018},
pages={373-378},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0008325503730378},
isbn={978-989-758-336-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC,
TI - Warm Steam Therapy to Increase Breast Milk Production of Post-Partum Mothers
SN - 978-989-758-336-0
AU - Rosnani.
AU - Jawiyah.
AU - Mediarti D.
PY - 2018
SP - 373
EP - 378
DO - 10.5220/0008325503730378