Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020)

Description of Parent Caring Practices in Stunting Children During the Covid-19 Pandemic Period in Working Area of Public Health Center Penimbung, West Lombok District

Authors
Eka Adithia Pratiwi, Baiq Nurul Hidayati, Rias Pratiwi Safitri, Fitri Romadonika
Corresponding Author
Eka Adithia Pratiwi
Available Online 25 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.068How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Parenting Practices, Covid-19 Pandemic, Stunting
Abstract
Indonesia is estimated to be in the top three countries with a high prevalence of stunting with an average of 37.2% short and very short children under five in 2018 (Riskesdas). One of the causes of stunting is the factor of parenting. Currently, Indonesia is experiencing a drastic economic decline due to the covid-19 outbreak which has resulted in 144 million children experiencing more stunting in the world due to the economic downturn which has an impact on parenting patterns during the covid-19 pandemic. This study aims to describe the practice of parenting for stunting children during the covid-19 pandemic in the working area of Penimbung Public Health Center. This research used quantitative descriptive method with cross sectional approach with a population of 58 samples. The sampling technique in this research is total sampling technique, namely the sampling technique with research where of 58 samples. The results showed that the practice of preparing and serving food was highest in the less category. The highest hygiene and environmental sanitation practices showed in the good category. Primary health practice shows the highest category is sufficient. Health care seeking practice shows the highest in good category. The highest number of stunted children is in the short category. So it can be concluded that what causes a lot of stunted children is mothers who applied poor food care practices during the covid-19 pandemic in hoarding villages. Based on the results of the study, it is suggested for parents to further improve parenting in the form of preparing and serving food for children during the covid-19 pandemic.
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PY  - 2020
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