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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2019, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A
A study to assess the awareness regarding health care services available for antenatal mothers at Narayana medical college hospital, Nellore

Latha P and Dr. Indira Arumugam

Background: Antenatal care refers to the care that is given to an expectant mother from the time that conception is confirmed until the beginning of the labour. Watchful waiting, emotional support and parental education are important during pregnancy. This enables the women to guide and regulate their own health practices and prevent complications. Immunization, supplementary nutrition, health education, antenatal checkups, iron and folic acid supplementation, investigations, referral services, antenatal exercises, delivery services are mainly comes under health care services available for the antenatal mothers.
Objectives:
1.To assess the level of awareness regarding health care services available among antenatal mothers.
2.To associate the level of awareness regarding health care services among antenatal mothers with selected socio demographic variables at NMCH, Nellore.
Methodology: 100 antenatal mothers from NMCH, Nellore were selected by using convenience sampling method.
Results: Regarding the level of awareness among antenatal mothers, 6% mothers had good awareness, 78% had moderate awareness and 16% had poor awareness health care services available for antenatal mothers.
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How to cite this article:
Latha P, Dr. Indira Arumugam. A study to assess the awareness regarding health care services available for antenatal mothers at Narayana medical college hospital, Nellore. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2019;2(1):11-13.
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