Effectiveness of Communication, Information and Education Responsive Feeding the Knowledge, Attitudes and Skills in the provision of complementary feeding mother Toddlers and Weight Gain

Heni Hendriyani, Wiwik Wijaningsih, Muflihah Isnawati


Background: In indonesia, stunted, waste and undernutrition  children remain nutrition problems. Primary health survey indicated that as many as 35,6% under five children were stunted, 13,3% waste and 17,9 were undernutrition.
Objective: to investigate the effect of KAP (knowledge, attitude and practice) of responsive feeding  intervention on complementary feeding and children’s weight.
Methods: the study used quasi experiment design. There were 70 children on both groups. Intervention group was given 3 times counselling, home visit completed with video, brochures, and modul,  meanwhile comparative group was given general health information.
Results: the study showed that responsive feeding intervention through communication, information and  education has positif effect on the responsive feeding practice (p=0,001) yet did not at knowledge, attitude toward responsive feeding (p=0,905 dan p=0,728) and the increase of children’s weight (p=0,402).


complementary feeding ; responsive feeding ; children under five ; counselling

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.31983/jrk.v2i3.385

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