Responsive feeding-play (Resfeed-play) intervention on children aged 6-24 months with malnutrition

Dwi Cahya Rahmadiyah, Agus Setiawan, Poppy Fitriani

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Introduction: Toddlers are at risk to health problems, one of which is malnutrition. One of the important determinants to toddlers' growth is nutrition. Giving solid foods to toddlers can be done by active/responsive feeding combined with the method that best suits the stage of playing toddlers. This paper aimed to provide an overview of the intervention of Resfeed-Play as a form of community nursing intervention on 32 children aged 6-24 months with malnutrition. Implementation of the intervention Resfeed-Play was performed in families and in society in nutrition support activities. Methods: The method was quasi-experimental with one group pre-post-test design. The inclusion sample criterion was family with toddlers who suffered from malnutrition. Results: The results of evaluation of Resfeed-Play shows an increase in knowledge (24.2%), attitude and skills by 30.3% and 42.4%, respectively. After intervention of six months, the mean weight gain for toddler was 0.95Kg. Based on paired sample ttest, the weight gain is significant with a P value of 0.001 (P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-30
JournalJurnal Ners
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2018


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