Breastfeed is the best and natural food for infant. Even so,there are a lot mothers whose didn’t breastfeeding their infant exclusively. The result of preliminary study indicate that in the Sungai Pinang civil health center work are sub district Daha Selatan, Hulu Sungai Selatan in 2011, there are around 59,375% of mothers whose didn’t breastfeeding their infant. Seen from the knowledge of exclusively in general are stiil quite so well the attitude. To determine knowledge and maternal attitudes about exclusive breastfeeding in Sungai Pinang Public Health work area sub district Daha Selatan, Hulu Sungai Selatan in 2011. Research methods using a descriptive study, with cross sectional approach, using accidental sampling technique sampling decision. population in this study were all breastfeeding mothers who visited the health center nut with a sample stream by 32 respondents. The results of this study obtained 3 people (9,375%) have a good knowledge and 19 (59,375%) have positive attitude and 12 men (37,5%) had a negative attitude. Knowledge of the mother has been quite good and have positive attitudes and more health centers improve the extension of exclusive ASI.
Keywords: knowledge, attitudes, exclusive ASI