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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice

2023, Vol. 6, Issue 2, Part A

Assessment nutritional status among pregnant women in rural in Al-Manathera primary health center at Al-Najaf Governorate

Shaimaa Mohammed Hussein

Because pregnancy is an anabolic process, a woman's typical nutritional needs rise to satisfy the demands of the developing fetus and the pregnant mother's tissues. Good maternal nutrition is essential for both the health and reproductive performance of women as well as the health, survival, and development of their offspring because the nutritional state of the expecting woman is one of the most significant factors impacting pregnancy outcomes. According to the Mora and Nestel study, out of 200 million pregnancies each year, many pregnancies in developing nations are marred by nutritional deficits and other issues.
Methodology: To accomplish the stated goals, a descriptive cross-sectional study was used. The research started at 20 November 2022 to 24 April 2023. A Non-Probability (Purposive Sample) of (50) pregnant the women who were chosen from those who visit primary health care center.
Results: The study show the significant association between age, Occupational status and nutritional status of pregnant women, high significant between Family income and nutritional status of pregnant women, significant association between the medical history of the pregnant women and nutritional status
Recommends: The study recommends increased health awareness and improve maternal nutritional status, Educational health programs for women regarding the age of marriage and the type of healthy food during pregnancy and the necessary nutritional supplements for pregnant women.
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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
How to cite this article:
Shaimaa Mohammed Hussein. Assessment nutritional status among pregnant women in rural in Al-Manathera primary health center at Al-Najaf Governorate. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2023;6(2):22-26. DOI: 10.33545/26630427.2023.v6.i2a.140
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