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Attitudes of pregnant Asian women to antenatal care

Chanchal Jain

Attitudes of pregnant Asian women to antenatal care

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Published by West Midlands Regional Health Authority in Birmingham .
Written in English


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StatementChanchal Jain.
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from women’s who attended the antenatal clinic of the centre. All pregnant women, attending antenatal clinic, were interviewed with a structured questionnaire that solicited information on their socio-demographic characteristics, their previous pregnancy and delivery history, and their knowledge and attitudes towards CS. Additional focus. In Suburban Area of Karachi City - Assessment of Awareness and Attitudes Towards Antenatal Care (ANC) Atifa Afsheen Sharique1, Muhammad Sharique2, Misbah Younus3, Asha Mahesh4 Abstract Objective: Aim of this study was to access of awareness, existing knowledge and practices related to the utilization of ANC and service, among the women of suburban areas .   One in four births in the UK is to foreign-born women. In , the figure was %, the highest figure on record, with maternal and perinatal mortality also disproportionately higher for some immigrant women. Our objective was to examine issues of access and experience of maternity care by immigrant women based on a systematic review and Cited by: 1. Despite this, many women in Madden et al. () thought that the antenatal in the UK care was inferior to the care received in their country of origin. Richards et al. () found that difference in antenatal care provision between the country of origin led to confusion and negative attitudes towards the NHS.


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Attitudes of pregnant Asian women to antenatal care by Chanchal Jain Download PDF EPUB FB2

Summary Asian women living in the East End of London were interviewed in English or in their own language to assess their attitudes to and experiences of pregnancy and antenatal care and to consider some factors which may influence their experiences, especially their fluency in English.

In some respects Asian women's experiences were similar to those of non‐Asian women Cited by: attitude refers to expectant mother's affective feelings of like and dislike to antenatal services.

Thus, the pregnant women’s personal experience to antenatal services can Attitudes of pregnant Asian women to antenatal care book positive or negative. Ojo () asserts that the level of education has a significant influence on the attitude of pregnant women to antenatal services. Pregnant women. Late antenatal care attendance could be linked to Pacific women having higher rates of perinatal mortality, premature delivery and birth complications (Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC), ).Aim: To explore, in depth, the attitudes of Samoan women towards antenatal and midwifery : Ausaga Faasalele Tanuvasa, Jacqueline Cumming, Marianna Churchward, Jenny Neale, Aliitasi Tavila.

of antenatal care and had sufficient knowledge about the importance of antenatal care. Majority of pregnant women visited 58% regularly antenatal care 56% booked in the first trimester for provision (Onasoga. et al., ). In a survey %, beneficiaries received at least three antenatal nursing services from any healthcare Size: KB.

The highest percentage (%) of pregnant women had a high knowledge score regarding antenatal care, and most of them (%) showed a positive attitude; the. Health knowledge is one of the key factors enabling pregnant women to be aware of their rights and health status in order to seek appropriate antenatal health care services.

The primary aim of this study was to explore pregnant women`s knowledge and attitudes towards antenatal care services at Tshino village, Vhembe district. A qualitative, exploratory approach was by: 2. Antenatal care service is an important goal concerning in the health status of the pregnant women during their reproductive period and its health beneficial accounting for nearly one quarter of all pregnant worldwide [1].

Through the antenatal care service attempts have been made to identify pregnant women not at risk and those at risk group. Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Handbook, an integrated MCH home-based record, was piloted in four provinces of Vietnam (Dien Bien, Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa and An Giang).

The study is aimed at assessing the changes in pregnant women’s behavior towards the frequencies of their antenatal care service utilizations and their subsequent breastfeeding.

The rationale of any national screening programme is to recognise the benefits for public health, to assess a predominantly healthy population including pregnant women and to detect risk factors for morbidity in order to provide timely care interventions.

The focus of antenatal care screening is to identify wider determinants of health that may have an impact on a pregnant woman Author: Johanna Mmabojalwa Mathibe-Neke, Seipati SuzanMasitenyane. Introduction. The fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG), “Improvement of Maternal Health” [] has Antenatal Care (ANC) coverage or attendance as a progress coverage in Cameroon in stood at 82% with 60% of pregnant women having four or more visits [].Maternal mortality ratio (MMR) has dropped by 47% worldwide during the Cited by: 5.

Delayed access to antenatal care ('late booking’) has been linked to increased maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity. The aim of this qualitative study was to understand why some women are late to access antenatal care.

27 women presenting after 19 completed weeks gestation for their first hospital booking appointment were interviewed, using a semi-structured Cited by: Results: Out of respondent's majority, % of the pregnant women were aged between years.

Majority % of the respondents had registered their pregnancy in 1 st trimester. interventions to improve the quality of antenatal care and pregnancy outcomes in Indonesia should consider these beliefs and attitudes.

Counselling by health-care workers, for example, might explicitly seek women’s complex beliefs on locus of control, and views on preferences for traditional remedies and food, especially low meat by: Essential Antenatal, Perinatal and Postpartum Care 2 Required resources and visual aids The handouts required to accompany sessions have been included with each module.

Together with suggested overhead slides to be used with each module, these handouts are also included in a separate folder. antenatal care, and their attitudes towards its services in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Cross River State, Nigeria.

Purpose of the study The main aim of the study was to determine the knowledge and attitude of pregnant women towards focused antenatal care services in UCTH, Calabar.

Research questionsFile Size: KB. Written information about antenatal care - for example, the book "The Pregnancy Book" available from Health Departments.

Patients with loss of sight or hearing, learning difficulties or poor comprehension of English should have the information provided in a way that is understandable to them. Advice about : Dr Mary Harding. The current ANC guidance was based on a set of systematic reviews of the evidence and a trial and it proposed a model with at least four antenatal care visits (also known as focused antenatal care).

It has been widely adopted in low- and middle-income countries, yet inonly 52% of pregnant women had four or more ANC visits.

Background. Safe maternity with improved neonatal outcomes is predicated on proper antenatal care services [1, 2].Exercise has become a fundamental aspect of women's lives and an important constituent of antenatal care [3–5].Wang and Apgar [] submitted that empirical data on the impact of exercise on the mother, the fetus, and the course of pregnancy are still Cited by:   Antenatal visits The antenatal clinic should attend --once a month during the first 7 months; --twice a month, during the next month; and once a week, if everything is normal.

A minimum of 3 visits covering the entire period of pregnancy should be the target: 1. 1st visit at 20 weeks or as soon as the pregnancy is known 2. 2nd visit at 32 weeks. Antenatal care is a vehicle for multiple interventions, including health education, recognition of risk factors and family planning counselling.

Delayed access to antenatal care reduces opportunity for appropriate screening and management of risk factors resulting in poor maternal and fetal outcomes. About 65–71 per cent of pregnant women in developing countries receive at least.

Definition of indicators. Antenatal care coverage (at least one visit) is the percentage of women aged 15 to 49 with a live birth in a given time period that received antenatal care provided by skilled health personnel (doctor, nurse or midwife) at least once during pregnancy.

Skilled health personnel refers to workers/attendants that are accredited health professionals – such as a. Background. Engagement in physical exercise in pregnancy is hamstrung by safety concerns, skepticism about usefulness, and limited individualized prescription guidelines.

This study assessed knowledge and attitude of pregnant women towards antenatal exercises (ANEx). Methods. The cross-sectional study recruited pregnant women from six selected Cited by: Abstract.

Antenatal care is the care given to pregnant women in order to have a safe pregnancy and a healthy baby. Antenatal care is an important determinant of high maternal mortality rate and one of the basic components of maternal care on which the life of mothers and babies by: 1. Background:Antenatal Care means care before birth and includes education, counseling, screening and treatment to monitor and to promote the well - being of the mother and previous studies done on knowledge and attitude of women toward ANC were community based done on general women of child bearing : Sundss.b.

dawood. culture. Interestingly, % claimed attitude of the health care providers to reason for late booking. Based on the results of this study, a good number of pregnant women in Ibore booked late for antenatal clinic and the reasons are numerous avoidable factors. Introduction.

Physical activity has substantial benefits for women with uncomplicated pregnancies, minimal risks, and is recommended in pregnancy guidelines.1, 2, 3 The benefits of physical activity during pregnancy include improved physical fitness,3, 4, 5 reduced risk of excessive weight gain, 6 reduced risk of pre-eclampsia and pre-term birth, 7 reduced low back Cited by: The primary aim of this study was to explore pregnant women's knowledge and attitudes towards antenatal care services at Tshino village, Vhembe district.

A qualitative, exploratory approach was used. Population comprised all pregnant women who were residing at Tshino village and attending antenatal care services.

Pregnant mother’s commencement to ANC. This study identified that % of participants started their ANC timely (Table 2).The timing of first ANC booking ranged from 4 weeks to 36 weeks of pregnancy, the peak being at 12 th week of pregnancy. The mean gestational age during first antenatal care booking was weeks with standard deviation Cited by: Knowledge and Attitude of Pregnant Women in Rural Tanzania on Prevention of Anaemia Anaemia during pregnancy is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality and poor birth outcomes worldwide.

Despite control programmes, anaemia is far beyond the target of the fifth Millennium Development : Justina A. Margwe, Athumani M.

Lupindu. women who had given birth the past year delivered in Lebanon: % in public hospitals, % in private hospitals and % at home. As for antenatal care (ANC), 87% of Syrian pregnant women received it during their last pregnancy with an average of visits.

ANC was received in Primary Health centers (55%) and in private clinics (41%).Author: Dana Harb, Mohamad Younes Abou Haidar, Elie Bou Yazbeck.

Options for Pregnancy Care 1) GP Antenatal Shared Care – Pregnancy care is shared between an affiliated GP and midwives or doctors in the antenatal clinic. Birth is with a midwife in the Birth Unit at Wollongong Hospital. 2) Midwives Clinics - Midwives hold clinics at Wollongong and Shellharbour hospitals, Woonona, Warrawong & Size: 1MB.

Globally, antenatal care is advocated as the cornerstone for reducing children’s deaths and improving maternal health. The basic antenatal care approach is used in the public health institutions in South Africa to provide healthcare services to the pregnant women. The basic antenatal care approach is a modified version of the focused antenatal care approach Author: Thembelihle Sylvia Patience Ngxongo.

referral rates for Asian mothers to the social services department. It was felt by the nurses in antenatal clinics that Asians needed less social services support because of extended family relationships and they indicated wrongly that these women (the majority of whom were Muslims) were less likely to wanthelp.3 Linkworkershave,however,partly Cited by: (MTCT) is the major mode in endemic areas, including Ethiopia, where little is known about pregnant women’s knowledge, attitudes, and practice towards HBV infection and MTCT.

Therefore, the study is aimed at determining the knowledge, attitude, and practice towards HBV among pregnant women attending antenatal care. : Teklay Gebrecherkos, Teklay Gebrecherkos, Getu Girmay, Mulualem Lemma, Markos Negash.

This study examined the attitude of pregnant women towards group health talk during antenatal care visit. The study was descriptive study. The participants were selected by systematic random sampling technique. A total number of pregnant women participated in the study.

A self-developed and well validated questionnaire was used for data. Free anti-retroviral treatment for HIV has been available for several years for pregnant women and this was the main reason for the decrease in maternal deaths in South Africa over the last few years.

For this programme to work effectively, however, pregnant women need to attend antenatal care as early as possible for testing and treatment. INTRODUCTION. Antenatal care is a branch of preventive medicine dealing with pre-symptomatic diagnosis of general medical disorders, nutrition, immunology, health education and social medicine in addition to prevention and early detection of pregnancy disorders is the key to modern obstetrics tal care began in Paris in The new WHO model of antenatal care separates pregnant women into two groups: those likely to need only routine antenatal care (some 75% of the total population of pregnant women), and those with specific health conditions or risk factors that necessitate special care (25% of pregnant women).

Birth Prepared Complication Ready, Pregnant Women, Antenatal Care, and Primary Health Care. Cite this paper Mbonu, Ebere Ogonna. "Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness Amongst Pregnant Women in Eti-osa Lga, Lagos." Universal Journal of Public Health () - doi: /ujphCited by: 1.

Objective: This study aimed to determine knowledge, attitude and practice levels regarding anaemia among pregnant women in study was also conducted to identify the associations between knowledge, attitude and practice and socio-demographic and.

Background. Antenatal care (ANC) attendance helps pregnant women to benefit from preventive and curative services. Methods. Determinants for ANC attendance were identified through a cross-sectional survey in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Sociocultural bottlenecks were assessed via focus groups discussion of married men and women.

> by:   Antenatal care for Black women was historically provided by Black midwives from the s to the mids (Robinson, ; Tunc, ).These midwives were the primary health care providers to Black women and were often called on to assist White women in the south during birth ().Approximately 50% of all U.S.

births in s were attended by midwives Author: Hannah Yoder, Lynda R. Hardy. Focused antenatal care became the recommended type of antenatal care following the publication of a World Health Organization trial on antenatal care where it was discovered that the traditional antenatal care approach do not necessarily improve pregnancy out-come.

This study was aimed to assess timing of first focused antenatal care booking and associated factors among pregnant Cited by: 6.