COLD COMPRESSION OF CABBAGE LEAVES (Brassica Oleracea Var Capitata) ON BREAST ENGORGEMENT

Rulfia Desi Maria, Yeltra Armi, mutia felina, Tri Rama Liana

Abstract


Nausea and vomiting is the earliest, most common symptom and can cause Mothers often suffered breast engorgement at the beginning of postpartum, and this is one of the causes of early breastfeeding cessation. It causes hard breasts, pain, overall redness and increases body temperature. This study aims to determine the effect of cold compression of cabbage leaves on breast engorgement. This research used a quasi-experimental research using one group pretest-posttest design with univariate and bivariate analysis. The study population was all postpartum mothers who diagnosed with breast engorgement, sample were 6 mothers by using purposive sampling technique. Each respondent was treated with cold compression of cabbage leaves. The results obtained by the average of SEPS Score before intervention was 3.86 and the average of PUQE Score after intervention was 1.57. The data analysis test used is the paired T-test, the result p value = 0,023. With the results of this study, it is expected that the administration of cold compression of cabbage leaves can be made into recommendations and applied to postpartum mothers to decrease breast engorgement.

Nausea and vomiting is the earliest, most common symptom and can cause Mothers often suffered breast engorgement at the beginning of postpartum, and this is one of the causes of early breastfeeding cessation. It causes hard breasts, pain, overall redness and increases body temperature. This study aims to determine the effect of cold compression of cabbage leaves on breast engorgement. This research used a quasi-experimental research using one group pretest-posttest design with univariate and bivariate analysis. The study population was all postpartum mothers who diagnosed with breast engorgement, sample were 6 mothers by using purposive sampling technique. Each respondent was treated with cold compression of cabbage leaves. The results obtained by the average of SEPS Score before intervention was 3.86 and the average of PUQE Score after intervention was 1.57. The data analysis test used is the paired T-test, the result p value = 0,023. With the results of this study, it is expected that the administration of cold compression of cabbage leaves can be made into recommendations and applied to postpartum mothers to decrease breast engorgement.

 

     

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