Sleep is a mental and physical need for humans because during sleep provides an opportunity for the muscles to rest. From the results of interviews with 5 parents of infants, there were still 2 babies who had a sleep schedule less than normal which is <13 hours per day where the average normal baby sleep is 3 - 12 months, which is ± 14 hours per day and there are 2 babies who often wake up at night. The provision of rose flower aroma therapy is a non-pharmacological treatment that is efficacious as an anti-depression, stress and can overcome sleep disturbances. This study aims to determine the effect of rose flower therapy on the sleep duration of infants aged 3-12 months.
The study design was Pre-Experimental with One Group Pre Test and Post Test Design Without Control. The sample in this study were 10 infants aged 3-12 months with Accidental Sampling technique.
The results of the study was the Wilcoxon test indicated that there was an the effect of rose flower therapy on the sleep duration of infants aged 3-12 months.
The conclusion of this study, there was an effect of giving rose flower therapy on the sleep duration of infants aged 3-12 months. It was recommended that the administration of rose scent therapy can be applied and applied in midwifery care as well as in the community, especially to overcome sleep disturbances in infants aged 3-12 months.