Dr. Mahendra Khanna,¹ Dr. Goverdhan Meena2, Dr. Paddma Khanna3, Dr. Naveen Kumawat4 and Dr. Suresh Kewalramani5
Abstract— About 67,000 women in India die every year due to pregnancy related complications. So this present study was carried out on 300 mothers of field practice area of RHTC Naila, to find out status of ANC visit and its associates. In this community based cross sectional study 300 mothers were selected who had delivered within one year. It was found in this present study 86.33% of mothers had 3 or more than 3 ANC visits and only 13.67% mothers who had ANC visit for once or twice. And 94% beneficiary had received at least 100 IFA tablets mean IFA tab received by pregnant were 124±32SD. ANC service utilization by mothers was found to be associated with educational status of beneficiaries, place and mode of last delivery but not with other studied variables. ANCs adequately covered was maximum in SC i.e. 89.57% followed by OBC, ST and General caste. Mothers who had Institutional delivery had used ANC more adequately than who had delivery at home (96.95% v/s0%).Adequately covered ANC was significantly more in normal delivery than LSCS (93.12% v/s 83.33%). IFA tablet consumption by mothers was found to be associated with type of person registered their last delivery. Adequately number (>100 ) IFA tablets were consumed by significantly more proportion of mothers who were registered by ASHAs than by AWW and ANM.
Key words: Mothers, Antenatal (ANC) Visits, Associating Factors,
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