Evaluation of Mother's Knowledge about Stunting and Observation of Stunting Incidents Based on the Growth of Toddlers at Posyandu Anggrek in Petapahan Village, Lubuk Pakam District, Deli Serdang Regency
Keywords:Stunting, Mother’s Knowledge, Toddlers
This community service aims to provide education about stunting and its prevention in order to increase awareness of mothers so that they can help their children in a period of normal growth and development while reducing the incidence of stunting in Indonesia. This community service activity is carried out by providing counseling related to stunting prevention and filling out questionnaires, especially for mothers who have babies aged 12 months to 5 years at Posyandu Anggrek to determine the effect of this activity on the level of knowledge of mothers regarding stunting issues.The community service carried out is " Evaluation of Mother's Knowledge about Stunting and Observation of Stunting incidents based on the growth of Toddlers at Posyandu Anggrek in Petapahan Village, Lubuk Pakam District, Deli Serdang Regency" The target group is mothers who have babies aged 12 months to 5 years in Posyandu Working area Petapahan Village, Lubuk Pakam District. Toddlerhood is an important period in the process of human development. Development and growth at that time determines the success of the growth and development of children in the next period. The period of growth and development at this age is a period that takes place quickly and will never be repeated, because it is often called the golden age or the golden age. Therefore, with this PkM activity, it can increase mother's awareness to pay attention to child development and prevent stunting.
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