Knowledge, Attitude and Preferences of Antenatal Patients toward Antenatal Care, Mode of Delivery & Postnatal Care of Baby & Self - "Why C-Section Rate Increasing??"Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2021-11-05
Authors : Hina V Oza; Mudrabahen H. Pethani;
Page : 851-854
Keywords : C-section; awareness in antenatal mother; breastfeeding; immunisation; disorder of pregnancy; maternal request; preferences of mother;
Aim: The study done to determine maternal attitude and knowledge about antenatal care, various modes of delivery, post - partum baby care, visited in civil hospital Ahmedabad which helps us to detect paucity in our system and training & provide best maternal and foetal health care. Material and methods: All antenatal patients visiting in OPD or antenatal ward of civil hospitals between August to October 2021. Around 150 female were included. We handed a predesigned questionnaire to patients to be filled out in the presence of the investigator. Results: From 150 patients, Proper antenatal visits taken by 74% patients.80% of the women want her to be delivered normal. And 20% wants caesarean section. So, our study shows that before delivery even 20% women wants her to delivered by C - section, which is contributing to increase rate of cs. Exclusive breastfeeding till 6 month is well known to all the patients but awareness about baby immunization is need to spread more. Our healthcare programme and hospitals are constantly trying for decrease maternal and perinatal mortality and this data can be helpful in improvement of system and society.
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