The Coparation between Exclusive Breastfeeding and Infant’s Development at the Age of 6 Months in Rskia Pertiwi Makassar South Sulawesi Indonesia
Keywords:Exclusive breastfeeding, Development, KPSP.
Background: The growth and development of children is influenced by nutritional factors, one of which is
exclusive breastfeeding. It is known that until the age of 6 months of breastfeeding. (ASI) is an ideal food
for babies both in terms of physical and psychological health.
Research Purpose: This research compare development of babies aged 6 months who were breastfed
exclusion and not exclusively breastfed.
Research method: This study uses a case control design and conducted in 2017. The research subjects
infants aged 6 months were exclusively breastfed and not breastfed exclusively in RSKIA Pertiwi Makassar.
Development of infants assessed with the scale KPSP (Pre-Screening Questionnaire Development).
exclusive breastfeeding effect on the development analyzed by t.
Conclusion: The results showed the development of exclusively breastfed infants given a significant (p
<0.05), clinically obtained the value of OR 36, 75 means that infants fed exclusively breastfed increased 36,
75 times more suitable compared groups of infants who are not breastfed exclusively.