Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of maternal perception of infant formula to formula feeding in infants aged 0-6 months. This research was a analytic survey research. The research design used in this study was cross-sectional. The study was conducted in Puskesmas Sidomulyo Pekanbaru involved 30 mothers with infants aged 0-6 months. The sampling technique was accidental sampling. Data collection tool was a questionnaire that had been tested for validity and reliability. This study used univariate and bivariate data analysis. The results showed a significant relationship between maternal perception of infant formula to formula feeding in infants aged 0-6 months (P value 0.007 < α 0.05. It was recommended to health professionals providing counseling or guidance to the public on the effects of formula feeding in infants aged 0-6 months.
Penulis: Gusli Kurniawan, Widia Lestari, Siti Rahmalia HD
Kode Jurnal: jpkeperawatandd140531