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The growth of toddlers can be known if each month weighed. Weighing results are
recorded in KMS, and between the KMS weight point of last month's weighing results and
the month's weighing results are attributed to a line. Based on the results of preliminary
study on 7 mothers found out the results of two primary school graduates, 2 mothers of
junior high school, and 3 mothers of high school graduates. Then the mother was asked
about the nutrition of toddlers aged 1-5 years and 4 mothers know but do not understand
the whole while 3 mothers do not know at all about nutrition balita1-5 years, from 7
mother toddler 3 balitanya experience weight gain while 4 balita weight drop .
This study aims to determine the relationship of mother's knowledge about the nutrition of
children under five with weight growth of children under five. The design of this research
is analytical method with Cross Sectional approach. With the total population of 61
respondents, the sample of the research is 31 respondents using sampling technique that
is accidental sampling. Data collection was obtained by questionnaire and view of KMS.
Data were analyzed using spearman rank.
The result of the research shows that from 31 respondents, most of BB did not increase
with 19 respondents (61,3%) and almost half of them were less knowledge with 14
respondents (45,2%). Statistical test using spearman rankdidapatkan ρ = 0.000 with
significance level ρ <0,05 then Ho is rejected which means there is relationship of mother
knowledge about nutrition of balita with growth of BB and level of closeness strong
Based on the results of the study is expected health workers, especially midwives to
improve the role and function of services for the community in providing health
information, especially about the importance of weight growth in toddlers.
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