EFFECT OF SOLUS PER AQUA (SPA) ON INFANT WEIGHT

Agrystina Ryma Melati, C Tjahjono Kuntjoro, Sri Sumarni, Kamilah Hidayati, Rr. Sri Endang Pujiastuti


DOI: https://doi.org/10.33546/bnj.154

Abstract


Background: The prevalence of skinny infants in Indonesia is still high. Baby's Spa is considered to be able increase infant’s weight.

Objective: To determine the effectivity of baby spa in infant weight in in Bebengan Village, Boja Sub District, Kendal Regency, Central Java, Indonesia

Methods: This study was a quasy-experimental study with non-equivalent control group design. There were 38 infants were selected using purposive sampling, divided into 3 groups, namely: 1) a group received Spa 2 times per week (12 infants), 2) a group received spa 3 times per week (13 infants), and 3) a control group. Baby digital scale of ARN-EBSD-04 was used to measure infant weight. Data were analyzed using paired t-test and ANOVA.

Results: There was statistically significant effect of intervention in each group on the infant’s weight. However, the data showed that the intervention that had a better effect on infant weight was the intervention of spa in two times per week with mean difference before and after intervention of 603 g.

Conclusions: Spa in 2 times per week could significantly increase infant weight effectively. Therefore, it is recommended for midwife to apply this intervention to increase the weight gain of babies and to reduce the number of skinny infants in Indonesia.


Keywords


Solus per aqua, baby weight, spa

Full Text:

PDF

References


Scott J, Harrison A. Spa: The Official Guide to Spa Therapy at Levels 2 & 3: Cengage Learning; 2006.

MOH. Pedoman Persyaratan Kesehatan Pelayanan Sehat Pakai Air (SPA). Peraturan Meteri Kesehatan Republik Indonesia Nomor 1205/Menkes/Per/x/2004: Menteri Kesehatan Republik Indonesia; 2004.

Roesli U. Pedoman Pijat Bayi Prematur dan bayi usia 0-3 bulan. Jakarta. Trubus Agro Wijaya. 2007.

Suhardjo. Pemberian Makanan Pada Bayi Dan Anak: Kanisius; 1992.

Indonesia KKR. Profil Kesehatan Indonesia tahun 2013 Jakarta: Depkes RI. 2014.

Indonesia KKR. Hasil RISKESDAS Provinsi Jawa Tengah. Diunduh dari www. depkes. go. id/resources/download/general/Hasil% 20Riskesdas. 2013;2020:13.

Khorsandi J. Water Babies: A Texas spa is serving up a bucketful of relaxation for the tiniest of patrons. http://dujour.com/lifestyle/float-baby-hydrotherapy-infant-massage-water-therapy/.

Guyton AC, Hall JE. Sensasi Somatik: Buku Ajar Fisiologi Kedokteran: Edisi Kesebelas. EGC. Jakarta; 2012.

Ganong WF. Buku Ajar Fisiologi Kedokteran edisi 20. Jakarta: EGC; 2002.

Guyton AC. Human physiology and mechanisms of disease: WB Saunders Co; 1992.

Roesli U. Pedoman pijat bayi prematur & bayi usia 0-3 bulan: Trubus Agriwidya; 2001.

Kumar J, Upadhyay A, Dwivedi AK, Gothwal S, Jaiswal V, Aggarwal S. Effect of oil massage on growth in preterm neonates less than 1800 g: a randomized control trial. The Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2013;80(6):465-469.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.




Copyright (c) 2017 Belitung Nursing Journal

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.