IMPLEMENTASI KEBIJAKAN PP NO 33 TAHUN 2012 TENTANG ASI EKSKLUSIF DI WILAYAH KERJA PUSKESMAS PATUMBAK KABUPATEN DELI SERDANG
Oleh : Heddy Sitanggang
Dosen AKBID SIFRA Husada Deli Serdang
Breastfeeding with ASI (breast milk) is the most influencing factor on the execution of a child’s life. The coverage of Exclusive ASI, according to Riskesdas in 2010, was 15.3%, and the coverage of exclusive ASI in Deli Serdang in 2008 was 19.33%. The objective of the research was to deeply explore the implementation of the policy on Exclusive ASI in the working area of Patumbak Health Centre, Deli Serdang District.
The research used qualitative method with phenomenological approach. In-depth interviews were conducted with informants, focused on the fact of the implementation of the policy on exclusive ASI in the working area of Patumbak Health Centre, Deli Serdang.
The result of the research showed that the implementation of the policy of PP No. 33/2012 did not run well. Some obstacles were people’s lack of interest in knowing IMD (Early Breastfeeding Initiation) and Exclusive ASI, the absence of socialization program for people, the program was combined with other programs, women’s weak physical condition, the habit of giving supplementary food when a baby was crying, and unavailability of SOP which was related to IMD and Exclusive ASI.
Keywords: Breastfeeding with Exclusive ASI, Implementation of Policy