Literatur Review Terapi Pijat untuk Peningkatan Berat Badan pada Bayi Prematur dan atau Berat Badan Lahir Rendah (BBLR)

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Keywords: Kata Kunci : Baby Massage, Bayi Berat Lahir Rendah, Bayi Prematur


Background: LBW is a valuable public health indicator of maternal health, nutrition, health service delivery, and poverty because LBW babies are at risk of death and disease immediately after birth and non-communicable diseases in the course of life. LBW is considered a significant public health problem because it is estimated that 15% to 20% of all births worldwide are LBW.

Objective: to analyze the literature related to massage therapy in premature and or low birth weight infants.

Methods: The method used in searching for articles is a literature review using the Google Scholar database.

Results: A total of 2740 articles were identified from the database and 5 articles from manual searches. After the screening process, 13 articles were left that could be assessed for eligibility. Five of the 13 articles were excluded on grounds, leaving 8 articles for inclusion.

Conclusion: Massage therapy has a positive impact on increasing the weight of LBW babies and premature babies.


Keywords: Massage Therapy, Low Birth Weight Babies, Premature Babies



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Pratiwi D. Literatur Review Terapi Pijat untuk Peningkatan Berat Badan pada Bayi Prematur dan atau Berat Badan Lahir Rendah (BBLR). JIDAN (Jurnal Ilmiah Bidan) [Internet]. 9Jul.2021 [cited 21Jan.2022];8(2):50 -58. Available from: