Abstract

Background: Breast Care should be performed during pregnancy is the gestation after eight
months (third trimester) and not after the delivery. In Puskesmas Banjarmangu, as many as
four mothers never breast care. This is because pregnant women lack information about
breast care, but it is also due to the low economic level. Objective: To determine the
knowledge overview primigravida third trimester of breast care for breastfeeding
preparation in Puskesmas Banjarmangu Banjarnegara district in 2010. Methods: This
research method is quantitative descriptive based on primary data taken using a
questionnaire with a sample size of 32 respondents. Results: Overview of the third trimester
primigravida knowledge of breast care for breastfeeding preparation in Puskesmas
Banjarmangu Banjarnegara regency in 2010 the majority of respondents (40.6%) have a
sufficient level of knowledge about breast care. Most respondents had high school and 69.2%
of them have enough knowledge. Most of the respondents to obtain information from health
workers and 50% of them have enough knowledge. Most respondents had a job as much as
47.2% of whom IRT good knowledge. Conclusion: Most of the mothers in the third trimester
primigravid Puskesmas Banjarmangu Banjarnegara district has sufficient knowledge.


Keywords: Knowledge, primigravida, the third trimester, the breast care