Status of Mother's Bone Density (0-6 Months) Based on Pattern of Breastfeeding
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- Breastfeeding patterns, Bone Density, mother's breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding protects mothers from osteoporosis. Osteoporosis, the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over timeThe women that did not breastfeed has four times greater risk of osteoporosis and often got hip fracture in years after menopause than women who are breastfeeding. After breastfeeding, maternal bone density will be better like previous mother's pregnancy. This study aims to know status of mother's bone density (0-6 months of age) based on pattern of breastfeeding Observational study with cross-sectional study conducted in Binjai to determine the association between breastfeeding pattern and mother's bone density (0-6 months). Sampling technique uses multistage cluster with sample of 100 mother's breastfeeding. Bone density counting used Bone densitometer. Pattern of breastfeeding were collected by interview using a questionnaire. Data was analyzed using the Mann-Whitney test. The results showed a pattern of breastfeeding mothers include 87% just only breast milk, 12% of mothers breastmilk and there is 1% predominant breastmilk in partial. Status of bone density lactating are 21% in normal category. Mother's breastfeeding with osteopenia are 64% and there was 15% mother's breastfeeding who are already at the level of osteoporosis. Mann-Whitney Test results show that there are differences in bone density status of the mother with breastfeeding pattern (p> 0.05). The pattern of breastfeeding with breast milk was better than mothers who breastfed in partial and predominant for bone density.Suggested to mother to always breastfeed their babies, and to Binjai City Health Department to continue of promote of breastfeeding in maximal about the benefits of mother's breastfeeding.
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TY - CONF AU - Ernawati Nasution AU - Etti Sudaryati AU - Evi Naria PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - Status of Mother's Bone Density (0-6 Months) Based on Pattern of Breastfeeding BT - Proceedings of the 1st Public Health International Conference (PHICo 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 77 EP - 80 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/phico-16.2017.16 DO - 10.2991/phico-16.2017.16 ID - Nasution2016/12 ER -