Effectiveness Of Stimulation Of Parents For 3 Hours Or More In A Day For 3 Months Increasing Development Of Children Ages 0-3 Years In Posyandu Oebobo, Oetete And Fatululi Public Health Oebobo Kota Kupang
Mental stimulation can improve the development of children. Children who are always stimulated and develop faster than children who are not stimulated. The purpose of the study is to know the development of children 0-3 years with good development in groups that get good stimulation and substandard stimulation and the development of children developing 0-3 years with good development between groups that get good stimulation and less stimulation. Quantitative research design with a prospective cohort approach. Research in April-June 2015. The study sample of mothers who had children 0-3 years as many as 66 respondents in 2 groups, namely groups of children with good stimulation 33 people and groups of children with good development and less stimulation as many as 33 people. Data were analyzed using the chi-squarest test. The results showed that the initial KPSP results in the group of respondents with stimulation <3 hours and stimulation ≥ 3 hours had a development that corresponded to age, namely 33 people (100%) while the final KPSP results, groups of children with stimulation ≥ 3 hours all had age-appropriate development of 33 people (100%), while most groups of children with stimulation <3 hours had a dubious development of 27 people (81.8%). It was concluded that stimulation had a significant relationship with the final KPSP results, with a contingency coefficient of 0,640 which had a very strong relationship with the final KPSP result of 0,91 or (91%), RR 0,182 children who received good stimulation (≥ 3 hours), It is possible to be moved well as much as 5.5 times when compared to children who are less stimulated (<3 hours). It is expected that parents always provide stimulation to children> 3 hours every day so that children's development becomes optimal.