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Effectiveness of Nutrition Education on Nutrition Parenting of Mother with Stunting Toddlers

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 12)

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Page : 764-767

Keywords : nutritional education; nutrition parenting; stunting;

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Background: Nutrition Parenting is one of the factors that contribute to the incidence of stunting. Reducing the incidence of stunting requires a paradigm change from intervention s that focus on children to mothers and families. Education is needed to change behavior that can lead to improving the nutritional health of mothers and their children. Aim: To find out of the effectiveness of nutrition education on nutrition parenting styles of mother with stunting toddlers. Method: This study used a quasi experiment with a non equivalent pretest-postest with control group. Sample size was 60 mothers who had stunting toddlers in Jakarta.60 mothers were divided into intervention group who were given nutrition education and control group without nutrition education. Nutrition Parenting was measured twice, before intervention (pre-test) and after intervention (post-test) on the 7th day. Data analysis was conducted using wilxcoxon and chi square. Result: The result showed that nutrition parenting in experimental group improved in a positive way. Nutrition Parenting in the intervention group had a significant difference with the p value 0, 029 (pless than0, 05). Thus nutrition education could be used as an alternative intervention to improve health behavior in preventing stunting.

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