Effectiveness combination breast care of with lavender aromatherapy towards breast milk production in postpartum women



  • Serly Monika br Sembiring Undergraduate Program in Midwifery, North Sumatra Health Institute, Medan, Indonesia


breast care, breast milk production, lavender aromatherapy, mother inadequacy, postpartum mother


Mother Inadequacy of production stopping breastfeeding early, the mother feels that she does not have sufficient milk production to meet the needs of the baby and supports adequate baby weight gain due to inadequate milk production. This research was conducted using a quasi-experimental research design with a non-randomized posttest design without a control group design. The sample in this study was postpartum mothers for less than 40 days who breastfeed with a total sample of 30 people, divided into the case group of 15 respondents and in the control group as many as 15 respondents. Data collection was carried out by giving treatment, namely a combination of breast care with lavender aromatherapy, and observing milk production after treatment. Data analysis using independent sample T-test analysis. Based on the results of the treatment group, it was obtained an average value of 16.2 and an average value of the Control group of 12.4, the two groups had an average difference of 3.7 with a Sig value of 0.022 less than 0.05. It can be stated that there is a significant difference in milk production between the intervention and control groups.


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Sembiring, S. M. br . (2020). Effectiveness combination breast care of with lavender aromatherapy towards breast milk production in postpartum women. International Journal of Health Sciences, 4(3), 93-98. https://doi.org/10.29332/ijhs.v4n3.475



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