Suriani Rauf1, Salmiah1, H. Mustamin1, Besse Nuryapodong2
1Jurusan Gizi, Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes, Makassar
2Alumni Jurusan Gizi, Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes, Makasar
Backgrounds: Repair feeding infants and children is an integral part of efforts to improve nutrition family which aims to reduce the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR). Mitigation and prevention of malnutrition in children need to be noticed, therefore mothers should know properly about complementary feeding and how the provision of complementary feeding is good and right.
Objectives: This study aims to describe the knowledge of the mother before and after counseling regarding the provision of complementary feeding in the Village District of Lau Soreang Maros.
Methods: This study is a descriptive-analytic study, with a sample of 30 people chosen by purpossive sampling.
Results: Result of this study show that mother knowladge before counseling about as much as 70.0% and after counseling both as much as 86.7%.
Cocnlucions: It is suggested to officers nutrition centers and all parties concerned to provide information to mothers about the importance of complementary feeding is good and right.
Keywords : Mother Knowledge, Complementary Feeding