Breast Feeding Practice Prevention for Nutritional Stunting of Children In Buginese Ethnicity

Authors

  • Agustian Ipa1,4 , Rudy Hartono 1,4, Sirajuddin 1, 2,4, Aswita Amir1,4, Sharifah Intan Zainun Sharif Ishak3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10529

Keywords:

Breast Feeding, Nutritional, Stunting, Bugis.

Abstract

Background. The practice of breastfeeding is very important to determine the quality of nutrient intake

in children under two years. In ethnic Bugis. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of

breastfeeding on stunting prevention in ethnic Bugis.

There is a cross-sectional study in this study. The sample size in this research is 300 mothers and children.

The enumerators in this study were applied to undergraduate students of nutrition & dietetic programs in

the Makassar Department of Nutrition Health Polytechnic, Indonesia. Research ethics was obtained at the

Makassar Health Polytechnic Ethics Commission. Stunting risk factor data analysis with logistic regression

test.

The results showed that 32% of children were breastfed, with a frequency of 5-8 times / 24 hours breastfeeding.

The reason for not breastfeeding a child is over 2 years old, the child refuses to breastfeed (10%), has 17.3%

formula milk. Statistical analysis showed that breastfeeding (frequency of breastfeeding), p = 0.013, or 1.99

(1,148-3,173) was significant as stunting prevention. The conclusion is breastfeeding habits in ethnic Bugis

can prevent stunting.

Author Biography

Agustian Ipa1,4 , Rudy Hartono 1,4, Sirajuddin 1, 2,4, Aswita Amir1,4, Sharifah Intan Zainun Sharif Ishak3

1 Associate Professor in Nutrition and Dietetic Department of Health Polytechnic of Makassar , Indonesia. 2Student

Doctor al Public Health Hasanuddin University, Indonesia. 3 Lecturer in Nutrition Department of Management

Sciences University, Malaysia. 4Center of Excellence Science and Technology in Urban Health of Health

Polytechnic of Makassar , Indonesia

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Agustian Ipa1,4 , Rudy Hartono 1,4, Sirajuddin 1, 2,4, Aswita Amir1,4, Sharifah Intan Zainun Sharif Ishak3. (2020). Breast Feeding Practice Prevention for Nutritional Stunting of Children In Buginese Ethnicity. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1137-1141. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10529