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Saturday, April 14, 2012

90 Percent of Women in the United Kingdom Permanent Nursing Career

Awareness of the mothers in the UK to give their babies breast milk continues to increase. In fact, nearly 90 percent of women who work there are committed to continue breastfeeding their baby.
In a survey conducted in the country, eight of 10 women there to breastfeed. This number rose from 1990 that only 7 out of 10 women who breastfeed.
Mentioned increase in the number of breastfeeding mothers do not get out of a vigorous campaign by the government that the intake of breast milk is best for babies. As we all know, breastfeeding is not only the benefits of breastfeeding, but also channel the mother's immune to the baby and protect it from ear infections, chest, eczema, and intestinal bacteria. Various research also showed that breast milk helps brain development of babies and reduce the risk of child obesity in adulthood.
According to information the Department of Health, more than 81 percent of mothers breastfeed their babies in the UK at least the first six weeks. This figure is up from 2005 that only 76 percent and 62 percent in 1990.
It added that 90 percent of women's career or at managerial level, doctors, and lawyers also give milk. The percentage was higher when compared with women who work manually, such as cleaners or maids in the supermarket that only 74 percent. In the meantime, there are 71 percent of mothers who have never worked well to give milk.
The mothers who were teenagers also give less milk. The percentage is about 63 percent compared to 87 percent in women aged 30 years.
The data obtained from a recent survey involving 15 600 women. However, no mention of how many women who breastfed up to 6-month-old baby. On the other hand, the number of pregnant women who smoke continues to decline in the last 5 years. In 2010, only 12 percent of mothers who smoke during pregnancy.
Meanwhile, in Indonesia, a data base of health research in 2010 showed that babies who were exclusively breastfed in Indonesia only 15.3 percent.

Breastfeeding in the Workplace, Dong Facilitation
Exclusive breastfeeding for the success of the program, each company should provide a special place for nursing or milking milk for the workers who are breastfeeding their children. Ministry of Labor to support the government announced every company menyedikan breastfeeding facilities to their workers.
"Women workers should have the exclusive right (nursing room) because she has a reproductive function," said Nur Asiah, Director for Women and Children, Ministry of Labour, on the sidelines of the Socialization of Health Law No.36 Year 2009 Related Articles Giving Exclusive breastfeeding, Thursday (02.11.10), in Jakarta.
Nur own statement under Article 83 of Law No.13 of 2003 on Employment, which states, 'One of the protection of female workers after the birth of her child is still breast-feeding should be given the opportunity to feed the baby, if it should be done during work time.'
This was further strengthened by Act 36 of 2009 Section 128 subsection (3), which states, "Provision of special facilities referred to in paragraph (2) held in workplaces and public facilities."
Even so, Nur said it was not always every mother can breastfeed in the workplace due to hit a variety of factors. Therefore, breast-feeding in the office space can also be enabled to express breast milk.
"That is why the company should provide a comfortable place to express breast milk, has a refrigerator to store breast milk so that milk can be taken home at the end of working hours," said Nur.
"Or the company could provide a box car in which there is a refrigerator, expressed breast milk can be put in the refrigerator to transfer to their homes to women workers during working hours, the baby can get milk," Nur added.
Nur admitted, however, given the facilities affected by the type of companies that own the company, whether small, medium or large. According to him, this effort must be made because of space breastfeeding in the workplace is needed to support exclusive breastfeeding in the workplace.
At the same time, the Director of Community Nutrition Ministry of Health DR. Minarto, MPS, said today the Ministry of Health is still brewing draft Government Regulation (RPP) related to the Health Act No.36 of 2009.
"We are still working out the PP, because despite the Act (Health), but its still a choice, which may be done or not done nothing. Therefore, it can not be said of a company be punished for not menyedikan place because there is no PP breastfeeding her, "said Minarto.

Source: Daily Mail

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