DUKUNGAN SOSIAL SUAMI DALAM PEMBERIAN ASI EKSKLUSIF DI SUKU OSING (Studi Kasus di Desa Kemiren, Kecamatan Glagah, Kabupaten Banyuwangi)
Anggi Firda Farida
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Breastfeed is the best food for baby and has the highest nutrition value compared to human made baby food or milk from animals like cow's milk. Exclusive breastfeeding is given to a newborn as a major food until 6 months of age. One of the factor that determine the success of exclusive breastfeeding is social support from the husband that consists of informational support, emotional support, instrumental support and appreciation. Osing tribe which is a native of Banyuwangi Regency, lives in Kemiren village where the village still maintains its cultural traditions. In 2013, it is known that exclusive breastfeeding in the Kemiren Village is the lowest among the other villages in the district Glagah. This research was a descriptive qualitative research. Informants were selected purposively. Based on this research, can be known that (1) most of husbands did not provide informative support to the wife to give exclusive breastfeeding; (2) emotional support was not provided by all informants in the form of communication related to planning of exclusive breastfeeding, but husband caring of his wife and children health, and a husband concern to his wife for exclusive breastfeeding; (3) appreciation support was given by the entire informant by giving consent if the wife do exclusive breastfeeding; (4) average of key informants provided instrumental support financially or gave some money to the wife to support exclusive breastfeeding.
- UT-Faculty of Public Health