The Early Stimulation in the first two years of life is very important for the development and adaptation to social environment; many studies have shown that absence of stimulation affectsseveral organs and structures of the central nervous system, so that any lesion due ti absence of stimulus would adversely affect infant brain development.
According to the MINSA, currently one ofthe health problems of greatest concern is given by the high rate of infant mortality in children under five years, 40% of those children suffer from psychomotor developmental delay, 13% ofdisability and 3% disabled.
By the above, it was thought appropriate to conduct the study of "The level of participation of mothers on early stimulation in children under one year of attending the Growthand Development Clinic Health Center Max Arias Schreiber." In order to implement methodological strategies of intervention in the CRED component where the nurse conduct various educational activitiesfor mothers, so they will be prepared to promote normal child development, early stimulation practices in homes, helping to improve quality of life.
The study was application level, quantitative,descriptive method, cross-sectional. The population consisted of mothers of children less than one year at a certain time of month; for it was applied a stratified probability sample of convenience,obtaining a sample of 90 mothers. The technique used was the individual interview and the instrument was the standard form questionnaire, which was validated by expert opinion.
Finally, it wasconcluded that the level of participation of mothers of children under one year of early stimulation is partial and the mothers of children 0-3 months showed a partial participation to zero.
In the fourareas: motor, social coordination and language, the level of participation of mothers of children under one year is partial and the mothers of children 0-3 months showed a partial participation to zero.