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WHO recommends the best feeding for infants is to only give breast milk (ASI) to newborns up to 6 months of age and continue breastfeeding until the age of 24 months. Breastfed babies will make babies rarely suffer from diseases so that it can reduce infant morbidity and mortality. Breast milk is the best food for babies in the first 6 months of life and can be the best investment for children's health and intelligence. One of the driving factors that can affect the success of exclusive breastfeeding is husband support. This study aims to determine the relationship between husband support for exclusive breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic. The research method is quantitative with a cross-sectional research design. The population is mothers who have babies aged more than 6 months, with the sample calculation obtained the number of respondents as many as 134 people. Sampling technique by accidental sampling method. Data analysis using chi square test. The results showed that there was a relationship between husband support and the success of exclusive breastfeeding. It is expected that husbands will continue to accompany and provide optimal support for mothers during the breastfeeding process.


Exclusive breastfeeding Husband support Pandemic

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