The use of Manajemen Nutrisi Balita Stunting (MNBS) Smartphone Application to Increase the Growth of Stunting Children

Kurniawan Erman Wicaksono, Ika Arum Dewi Satiti

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Introduction: Stunting is a condition that describes a malnutrition status whose prevalence is still high and has not met the reduction target, one of which is in Kabupaten Malang. Manajemen Nutrisi Balita Stunting (MNBS) is an innovation in providing specific nutrition interventions that have been developed into a form of smartphone application that can be used as a medium to prevent stunting problems. This study aims to analyze the effect of Manajemen Nutrisi Balita Stunting (MNBS) to increase the growth of children under age five with stunting condition. Methods: This study used a pre-experimental research design with a one group pretest/posttest design approach. This research was conducted in the working area of Puskemas Kabupaten Malang. The population of this study were parents with stunting children. The sampling technique used was a total sampling of 20 respondents. The inclusion criteria of this study include parents who have stunting children, parents have a smartphone, and parents are willing to take part in the research until complete. Results: The results showed that there was a significant change of children growth with stunting based on the increase in weight and height of children with stunting after the intervention using the Manajemen NutrIisi Balita Stunting (MNBS) smartphone application with p value <0.000, and p value> 0.05. Conclusion: There is an effect of the Manajemen Nutrisi Balita Stunting (MNBS) smartphone application on the growth of under-five children with stunting.


growth; smartphone; stunting

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