Assessment of Level of Knowledge and Attitude on Danger Signs Among the Multipara Pregnant Mothers Attending for ANC in Gynae Out Patient Department at Universal Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka
Pregnancy complications are one of the worst fear for pregnant mother. Effective antenatal checkup and proper identification of the danger signs can be helpful to reduce the maternal death in the developing nations.
The main objective of the study was to assess the pregnant mother’s knowledge and attitude towards the pregnancy dangers signs during Antenatal period.
A descriptive Cross-sectional study was conducted from 26th August 2017 to 26th June 2018 at the Universal Medical College and Hospitals, Gynae & Obs outdoor department.
Maximum of the pregnant mother (43.8%) age was between 20-25 years and 50.68% of them belonged to nuclear family. About, 30.10% of them had completed Secondary education and 20.17% of them were Illiterate. More than 90% of them had heard about the danger signs of pregnancy and more than two-third (82.2%) of them can identify the danger signs.
Danger signs of pregnancy act as a threat to a mother. By, early identification of the danger sign maternal death can be reduced and this thing can be possible by the proper knowledge of pregnant mother regarding the danger signs of pregnancy.
Keywords: Pregnancy danger signs, Antenatal checkup, Multipara
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