Abstract: Mothers who consumed dietary restrictions due to cultural taboo food intake leads to low nutrient substances . This situation is often exacerbated by the lack of good maternal nutrition knowledge so that mothers are willing to follow the restrictions that exist . This study aimed to determine the effect of nutrition education on nutrition knowledge and practices of puerperal women in the East Regional Health Center Likupang .This research is quasi-experimental study ( quasi Experimental ) to design one group pre and post test design . The research was conducted in June- July 2012 . Number of samples 96 . Collecting data using questionnaires and 24 hours food recall and food frequency form . Data processing with SPSS version 16 . Data analysis using t - test . The results showed that the significant effect of nutrition counseling on nutrition knowledge and practices of puerperal women ( P<0.05 ) . Energy intake postpartum women who received counseling did not significantly ( p> 0:05 ) . Postpartum maternal protein intake is very significant influence ( p< 0.05), . No conclusions on the influence of nutrition counseling nutrition knowledge and practice of postpartum mothers . Intake of nutrients and energy it does not influence the effect of nutritional counseling on nutrient intake of protein .
Penulis: Jufri Sineke, Yohanis Tomastola, Kristina Nanangkong
Kode Jurnal: jpkesmasdd130513