The Increase in Length of Infants Who Were Given The Complementary Feeding Mixed of Ripe Awak Bananas Flour and Soybean Sprouts
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- complementary feeding, ripe Awak bananas flour, soy sprout, the increase in length of infants
Growth disorders in children under five can occur since the age of 6 months. one of the strategies to tackle the problem is through complementary feeding. Ripe awak bananas has been used as baby food since long time ago, so it's worth developed into complementary feeding. The purpose of study was to know the increaase in length of infants who were given the complementary feeding mixed of ripe awak bananas flour and soybean sprouts. Research done by quasy experimental non equivalent control group design, i.e. giving the complementary feeding for three months, using samples of 75 infants age 6 to 9 months, which were divided into three groups. The each group was given complementary feeding: ripe awak bananas flour, a mixture ripe awak bananas flour and soy sprouts, and the complementary feeding family (control). The results showed that the average increase in length of infants who were given complementary feeding ripe Awak bananas flour and a mixture ripe Awak bananas flour and soy sprouts was higher than control groups. But, the average increase in length of infants who were given a mixture ripe Awak bananas and soy sprouts was highest among the other groups. Concluded that the complementary feeding mixed of ripe Awak bananas flour and soy sprouts can be used as an alternative to prevention of stunting in children under five.
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TY - CONF AU - Jumirah Jumirah AU - Albiner Siagian AU - Zulhaida Lubis AU - Posman Sibuea PY - 2016/12 DA - 2016/12 TI - The Increase in Length of Infants Who Were Given The Complementary Feeding Mixed of Ripe Awak Bananas Flour and Soybean Sprouts BT - Proceedings of the 1st Public Health International Conference (PHICo 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 61 EP - 66 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/phico-16.2017.13 DO - 10.2991/phico-16.2017.13 ID - Jumirah2016/12 ER -