1Thresia Dewi KB., 1Hj.Fatmawaty Suaib 2Ferianti Tonapa
1Jurusan Gizi, Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes, Makassar
2Alumni Jurusan Gizi, Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes, Makasar
Background: Giving (MP-ASI) just in time that the age of 6 months to allow the baby’s needs can be met because at the age of 6 months of production (ASI) is no longer met all the nutritional needs of babies and so we need complementary foods in addition to (ASI). If energy needs are not being met by either the baby will get sick so that they can influence the nutritional status of infants.
Objectives: This study aims to describe the timing of (MP-ASI) and energy intake and nutritional status of infants aged 6-12 months in RW 01 Village Paccerakkang Makassar.
Methods: This research is a survey with descriptive approach. Samples are infants aged 6-12 months who meet the criteria as a sample in RW 01 Village Paccerakkang Makassar totaling 30 people selected by purposive sampling. Data age provision (MP-ASI) was obtained through a questionnaire and categorized according to age provision (MP-ASI), which is appropriate to the age of administration (MP-ASI) at 6 months and is not appropriate if the baby is given (MP-ASI) aged less than 6 months or more than 6 months. Data obtained by the method of energy intake Food Recall 24 hours over 2 days are not consecutive. Data with an index of nutritional status (BB/U) was obtained through the data sample weight.
Suggestion: The results showed that the majority (60.0%) samples get (MP-ASI) on time. Most (53.3%) samples classified as less energy intake. Most (90.0%) samples had good nutritional status according to the index (BB/U). Most (60.0%) sample distribution based on the time of administration (MP-ASI) and nutritional status. Sebagan large (53.3%) the distribution of the sample based on energy intake and nutritional status.
Suggestion: It is suggested to mothers of infants aged 6-12 months in RW 01 Village Paccerakkang Makassar to pay attention to the energy intake of the baby so the baby’s energy needs can be met with a well that will also affect the nutritional status of infants.
Key words : Time Provision of MP-ASI, energy intake, nutritional status.