Hendrayati1, Aswita Amir1, Fatmawaty Suaib1, Ihsan2
1Jurusan Gizi, Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes, Makassar
2Mahasiswa Jurusan Gizi, Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes, Makassar
Background: Management of breastfeeding and complementary feeding are not well proven influence the nutritional status of children. Where exclusive breastfeeding is not caused by the rapid provision of complementary feeding will cause the child to be a low level of tolerance in digesting food because of the activity of the enzyme is not optimal, so the child will tend to frequently experience diarrhea. Acute and chronic diarrhea causes the child’s intake of nutrients becomes less and even wasted so many children to be low weight and subsequent impact on nutritional status.
Objectives: To determine how the image of exclusive breastfeeding, complementary feeding, the incidence of diarrhea and nutritional status of children aged 6-24 months in Bonto Bunga Moncongloe District Maros.
Methods: This study is a cross-sectional study. Samples are families that have children under the age of 6-24 months in Bonto Bunga Moncongloe District Maros many 35 children.Samples was done by using purposive sampling method.
The results: Preview of exclusive breastfeeding in Bonto Bunga Moncongloe District Maros reach reach 68.6%. Giving complementary feeding too early and too slow mesih occurred in the sample reached reached 2.9% and 28.6% An infectious diarrheal illness in the past month among children aged 6-24 revealed no diarrhea in the last month ie (68.6%). And Preview nutritional status of children under the age of 6-24 months in Bonto Bunga Moncongloe District Maros measured by anthropometric indicators (W/A) according to the World Health Organization in 2005 .declared good nutritional status (60%), lack of nutritional status (28.6%), , while according to the indicators (weight / height) otherwise normal nutritional status (68.6%), underweight (14.3%), very thin (5.7%.)
Keywords. Exclusive breastfeeding, complementary feeding, diarrhea, Nutritional Status
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