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Complementary foods is a complementary food which is given after the baby 6 months old, but some mothers have given complementary foods to their babies before they are 6 months old. Giving complementary foods to baby before age of 6 months old can cause short-term risks such as diarrhea and long-term risks such as obesity. The purpose of study was describe the correlation between maternal knowledge with early complementary feeding in infants aged 0-6 months. The variables in this research are mother's knowledge, education, and occupation. This type of research is descriptive. The research sample is 35 people with the sampling technique that is total sampling. The results showed that for the mothers with good knowledge category were 25 respondents (71.43%) and in the less knowledge were 10 respondents (28.57%). The results of research fot the mothers in the elementary school education level were 5 respondents (14.29%), junior high school education were 7 respondents (20.00%), high school education were 16 respondents (45.71%), and college was 7 respondents (20.00%). The results of the research on the level of maternal employment with the category of civil servants was 7 respondents (20.00%), self-employed was 9 respondents (25.71%), and housewives was 19 respondents (54.25%). Based on the results of this research, it can be concluded that there is a correlation between maternal knowledge with early complementary feeding in infants aged 0-6 months.