Differences in the Practice of Breastfeeding Babies 6-11 Months in the Group of Breastfeeding Mothers who Get Moringa Oleifera Intervention and IFA
Sumiaty1, Abdullah Tahir2, Bahar Burhanuddin3, Jafar Nurhaedar4, Hadju Veni5, Syafar Muhammad6

1Sumiaty, Doctoral Student in public Health, Hasanuddin University of Indonesia 2Abdullah Tahir, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University of Indonesia.
3Bahar Burhanuddin, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University of Indonesia.
4Jafar Nurhaedar, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University of Indonesia.
5Hadju Veni, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University of Indonesia.
6Syafar Muhammad, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University of  Indonesia.
Manuscript received on June 10, 2020 | Revised Manuscript Received on 20 June 2020. | Manuscript published on December 10, 2020. | PP: 13-16 | Volume-1 Issue-1, December 2020 
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Abstract: During 6-12 months the volume of breastfeeding is still large with protection and antibodies, even after 6 months. Aim: The purpose of this study was to analyze differences in the practice of breastfeeding for 6-11 months infants in the group of breastfeeding mothers who received moringa oleifera and IFA interventions. Methods: The design of this study was an experiment followed by a cohort study by taking samples of infants aged 6 to 11 months. The research location was in Jeneponto Regency and was carried out in 2018. The subjects of the study were pregnant women (205) who were grouped into two groups: the group that received Moringa leaf extract (MLE, n = 94) and the group that received iron/folate (IFA, n = 111). Data were analyzed using Chi-square. Results: based on the results of the study showed that infants in the two intervention groups (MLE and IFA) from the age of 6-11 months still giving ASI with>80% presentation but as age increases the percentage of breastfeeding begins to decline, based on the chisquare test there is no difference in breastfeeding the three intervention groups in each month with p-value> 0.05. Conclution: based on the results of the study showed that there was no difference in breastfeeding for infants 6-11 months in the three intervention groups and a higher percentage of IFA compared to the MLE group. It is recommended that further studies provide education regarding the importance of continuing breastfeeding in infants 6-11months.
Keywords: Breastfeeding, Moringa oleifera, infant