Related Research

The development of our products are also based on research results of current studies on mother and children around Indonesia, which we acquire from reputable sources.

Pregnant and Lactating Mothers


In every 100,000 live births, 359 mothers died in childbirth or due to causes related to pregnancy.

(Source: SDKI 2012)

Many pregnant women in Indonesia experiences a lack of protein and micronutrients that can affect the growth and development of the fetus as well as the mother's health. Results of a study conducted by Sarihusada with Southeast Asian Food and Agricultural Science & Technology Center (SEAFAST) in Bogor (2011) found that as many as 1 in 4 women of childbearing age lack protein and multi-micronutrient intake, 6 of 10 pregnant women have protein intake and several micronutrients that are too low, and 1 in 3 breastfeeding women suffer from protein deficiency and multiple micronutrient intake.

(Source: Study SEAFAST Center IPB, 2011, in Bogor)


The issue of stunting is a serious problem in Indonesia. There are 37.2% of children under the age of five in Indonesia who experiences stunting, which can interfere with their growth process.

(Source: RISKESDAS 2013)

Today, nutritional problems in Indonesia are still persistent. Not only issues related to lack of nutrition, but over-nutrition is also a problem. The health research data (Riskesdas) in 2013 showed that the prevalence of obesity in children up-to-the-age of 5 was 11.9% and the prevalence of malnutrition among children under five was 19.6%.

(Source: RISKESDAS 2013)

 Special Needs Condition

Low Birth Weight infants (low birth weight) are newborns whose weight at birth were less than 2500 grams. The prevalence of infants with low birth weight in Indonesia has reached 10.2%.

(Source: RISKESDAS 2013)

15.5% of babies born in Indonesia were born premature.

(Source: Blancowe, et al (2012). National, regional, and worldwide estimates of oreterm birth rates in the year 2010 with time trends since 1990 for selected countries: a systematic analysis and implication. Lancet 2012;379;2162-72)


0.5% - 7.5% of Indonesian children under the age 1 has cow's milk protein allergy

(Source: Excerpted from the material "Allergy in Children, Dr. Sam Endaryanto, SpA (K))




Research Approach

Earlylife nutrition plays a very important role in growth and affects health throughout everyone's lifespan.

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Our Commitment

Our support in fulfilling nutritional needs during the early stages of life is mirrored in our responsibilities towards our customers.

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Our Global Presences

Sarihusada as part of Danone Specialized Nutrition has three international research center that focuses on research in Specialized Nutrition and local research centers in Jogjakarta.

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