Nutritional is one of the main factors determining the quality of human resources. Toddlers are prone to nutritional group. Age is still ongoing rapid brain growth. Maternal knowledge and parenting are closely related to the provision of consumption and the ability to apply information. Information in daily life; this is an of the causes of nutritional disorder. Prevalance of malnutrition at PHC Karang Intan District Karang Intan Sub-Province Banjar in 2011 wich is less and better by 50%. The problema in this research the correlation of knowledge and mothers parenting to toddler’s nutritional status with index/weight/age at PHC Karang Intan Sub Province Banjar in 2011. The subject and scope of the research are mothers who have toddler at PHC Karang Intan District Karang Intan Sub-Province Banjar in 2011 using analytic with cross sectional designd conducted in May-June 2011 samples were taken 98 mothers who have toddlers. As data collection tool used questionnaires data analysis used is test bivariate statistical analysis chi square with 95% confidence level. The result of the first there was a correlation of maternal knowledge to toddler nutritional status with index weight/age, the result p = 0,00 < α = 0,05, the results of the second there was no correlation of mothers parenting to toddler nutirional status with index weight/age, the result p = 0,074 > α = 0,05. Based on the research result can be concluded there are a correlation of maternal knowledge to toddler nutritional status with index weight/age and no correlation of mothers parenting to toddler nutritional status index weight/age. From these results it is advisable to the health officer can be as input to the problema of toddler nutritional status in PHC Karang Intan.
Keywords : mother’s knowledge, parenting nutritional status, toddler