Abstract

Exclusive breastfeeding or breast-feeding exclusively is babies given only
breast milk alone without the addition of liquid and solid foods until the age of 6
months. Breastfeeding has enormous benefits for the baby's development.
Exclusive breast milk contains many substances that are needed especially for the
baby's body immunity so that the child is not easily affected by the disease. This
study aims to determine the relationship between exclusive breastfeeding with the
development of infants aged 7 to 12 Months in Tipar Kidul village Puskesmas
Ajibarang I. This research method is a correlation analytic research with cross
sectional approach. Sampling techniques in this study using purposive sampling.
This research sample is all mothers with infants aged 7 to 12 months in Tipar
Kidul village Puskesmas Ajibarang I as many as 40 respondents. Measuring
instruments used are KPSP and type of data is primary data.
Results of this research was the respondents did not provide exclusive
breastfeeding by 23 respondents (57.5%). Most of the baby's development is
appropriate as much as 18 respondents (45%). There is a relationship between
exclusive breastfeeding with the development of infants aged 7 to 12 months with
a value of Ï-value <α (0.000 <0.05), then Ho is rejected and Ha accepted.

Key words: Exclusive Breastfeeding, Baby's Development