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Background: Stunting is caused by inadequate nutrition in the first 1000 days of life calculated from pregnancy to 2 years of age. Exclusive breastfeeding that is not fulfilled has a long-term health effect on infants related to growth and development. Efforts made to prevent this incident can be done during pregnancy, namely providing health education to pregnant women regarding the importance of exclusive breastfeeding. Alternative method is needed, using audiovisual and teleeducation. The study to determine the effectiveness of the audiovisual method compared to the teleeducation method on the knowledge and attitudes of pregnant women in exclusive breastfeeding as prevention of stunting.
Methods: The design is Static Group Pretest-Postest Design, there are two groups that are given different treatment in the same clump. The study was conducted on 60 pregnant women and analyzed using descriptive statistics and different t-test.
Results: The average value of the pre-test and post-test of both methods increased, but the average value of the audiovisual method was 80.66 compared to 76.77.
Conclusion: The audiovisual method is more effective in providing education to pregnant women as an effort to prevent stunting. The audiovisual method and the efficient teleeducation method have significant differences, this is obtained from the results of the t-test (t-count > t-table 3,166 > 2.64