EFFECTIVENESS OF MUROTAL MUSIC THERAPY AND KANGAROO METHOD ON LBW BABY’S FEEDING TIME IN THE NEONATES WARD OF AURA SYIFA HOSPITAL
Kangaroo method is a treatment method for low birth weight (LBW) or premature baby, by doing skin to skin contact between mother and the baby. Music therapy is the use of music as therapy equipment to repair, maintain, develop physical mental and emotional health. While murotal music therapy is a technique that used to cure a disease by using the verses of the Holy Al-Quran. The design of this study is pre-experimental post only design. The sample are 24 babies that were stayed in Neonate Ward of Aura Syifa Hospital Kediri. This study use the inclussion and exclussion criterias to determine the samples. The sampling technique that is used in this study is purpossive sampling. The data collected by using the observation sheet, statistical test that used is Kruskal Wallis with ρ ≤ 0,05. From the test, the p value is 0.000, which means this study’s result is statistically significant. The result showed that baby’s feeding time on kanggaroo method group is 18 to 22 minutes time span, on murotal music therapy group is 14 to 16 minutes, on control group is 13 to 16 minutes. From the study we can conclude that kangaroo method is more effective to increase baby’s feeding time. Kangaroo method is more effective because the kangaroo method using skin to skin contact technique between mother and baby, hence the baby can feel more comfort and baby’s feeding time becomes longer.