Abstract

Practice correct breastfeeding is an important factor in the management of lactation,
because the correct suction will empty breasts and will stimulate the release of breast
milk, so milk can be produced according the needs of the baby. In layman's mother may
breastfeed her baby, but what about the practice of breastfeeding with appropriate
feeding technique is not widely known by the mother. Implementation of improper feeding
techniques can lead to problems during breastfeeding lasts. Some of the problems that
often occur when breastfeeding technique is incorrect is difficult to enter the breast
nipple into the baby's mouth properly, putting the problem of pain, cracked nipples.
Objective to describe the practice of breastfeeding women done in the village Kracak
Ajibarang District of Banyumas. This research method is quantitative descriptive uses
primary data taken with a questionnaire to the 93 nursing mothers in the village Kracak
Ajibarang District of Banyumas. The results showed that most respondents knew the
proper breastfeeding practices in accordance with proper feeding techniques, as many as
61 respondents (65.6%). When viewed from the level of education, most respondents last
berpendididkan SMP / MTS as many as 35 respondents (37.6%), seen from the parity that
is primiparas (number of children 1) 61 respondents (65.6%), those who get resources of
health workers which 48 respondents (51.6%). Most of the respondents know that proper
breastfeeding practices in accordance with the correct breastfeeding technique as many
as 61 respondents (65.6%)


Keyword : Practice of Breasfeeding, Breastfeeding