The influence of infant massage on infant sleep duration 3-12 months in posyandu delima desa bersujud kecamatan simpang empat kabupaten tanah bumbu
Keywords:Infants 3-12 months, Sleep Duration, Infant Massage
The infant sleep duration on an average of ± 14 hours/day, where the number of naps on average 2
times for 1-2 hours, while at night is spent on average 11-12 hours. Infants ages 3-12 months on his own began
to fail because it can recognize people, crawling, and exploring the environment. Given the importance of sleep
for the baby's development, the necessary of sleep to be completely fulfilled in order not to adversely affect
development. One non-pharmacological therapy to overcome the problem of sleeping baby is a baby massage.
The aim of this study to determine the influence of infant massage on sleep duration ages 3-12 months. The
study design was pre experimental with one group pretest posttest. The sample in this study were 20 infants aged
3-12 months with a random sampling technique. The study results was Wilcoxon test, there are differences in
pretest value less than the normal duration of sleep as many as 12 infants (60%) and value posttest normal sleep
duration were 12 infants (60%) indicated that the p value of 0.000 (<0.05). The conclusion of this study there
was influence of infant massage on infant sleep duration. In suggesting to the baby’s mother to the routine gave
her baby and to find information on how to massage the baby.
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