STUNTING PREVENTION THROUGH EXCLUSIVE ASI AND MP-ASI IN BUKIT SILEH, SOLOK DISTRICT, WEST SUMATERA
Keywords:Education, Exclusive Breastfeeding, MP ASI, Wasting Corner.
Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) states that 51% of child mortality is caused by pneumonia,
diarrhea, measles, and malaria. More than half of these deaths were closely related to nutritional problems.
Therefore, the main priority for handling is to improve the feeding of infants and children and improve the
nutrition of their mothers. For the area of Solok Regency, including the stunting number No. 3 in West Sumatra
after Pasaman, West Pasaman and the third is Solok District. The Bukit Sileh Health Center is located in
Lembang Jaya District, at the Bukit Sileh Health Center, the road access to the Bukit Sileh Health Center area
is very challenging because the road is up, down and small and steep because this area is in the hills and is
between the Lake Below and the Lake in Above, in Solok Regency. The aim is to provide education about the
importance of maintaining health for 1000 days of a baby's life, provide training to mothers in making
complementary foods for breastfeeding originating from natural resources in the area, this training will be
taught to the community, about making complementary foods for breastfeeding. Creating a Wasting Corner
(Stunting Alert). That the level of knowledge before being given counseling was good, 36%, and after being
given counseling, most of the mothers' knowledge level was good 54%. the mother's level of knowledge is less
than 46%. The result of this dedication is to increase public knowledge and awareness about the dangers of
stunting, as well as the importance of early detection of stunting through the wasting corner. For parents who
have children under five, training is carried out on the processing of complementary complementary foods.