Efforts to Accelerate Stunting Reduction in Lamongan Regency with Ketan Puti Activities (Young Women's Health) with Jagong Young Women (Jare Putri) PC IBI Lamongan Regency
Keywords:Stunting, ketan puti, jare putri
Stunting is a term used to refer to children who do not grow to the proper size (short babies). Stunting (short body) is a condition where the body is so short that it exceeds a deficit of 2 SD below the median length or height of the population as an international reference. Based on the results of the maternal and child health report in Lamongan, there are still pregnancies aged 15 to 18 years, at which age the reproductive organs are not ready and are very risky for the mother and have the impact of giving birth to babies with stunting. And the results of the survey through interviews are that there are still many young women who don't know what reproductive health is for prospective brides. Ketan Puti Activities (Young Women's Health) with is a study group for young women in the Jagong Young Women (Jare Putri) activity at the Independent Midwife Practice Center which is facilitated by midwives so that adolescents receive information about adolescent reproductive health and premarital preparation. Other activities carried out in this program are providing education, promotion and prevention to teenagers and prospective brides through Independent Midwife Practice Center, screening risk factors for stunting in teenagers and prospective brides, monitoring the administration of blood supplement tablets, and making referrals if risk factors are found.
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