HUBUNGAN PEMBERIAN ASI EKSKLUSIF DENGAN STATUS GIZI BAYI USIA 6-12 BULAN
Early breastfeeding has a positive impact on both the mother and the baby. Breast milk given by mothers can support growth, health and survival of babies because breast milk is rich in nutrients and antibodies.This study aims to determine the relationship between exclusive breastfeeding and the nutritional status of infants aged 6-12 months in Kalaena Village, East Luwu Regency in 2018.
Methode Research used was cross sectional with a sample of 58 infants. The sampling technique is totaling sampling. The data analysis method used is univariate and bivariate analysis. Bivariate analysis to determine the relationship between exclusive breastfeeding and the nutritional status of infants aged 6-12 months.
Results showed that exclusive breastfeeding had a significant relationship to infant nutritional status with a value of p = 0.023 <0.05
Conclusions from the results of data analysis indicate that exclusive breastfeeding has a significant relationship to the nutritional status of infants aged 6-12 months,
Keywords: Infants aged 6-12 months, ASI, nutritional status
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