Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness Among Pregnant Women in a Resource Limited Setting
Repository Posting Date2017-09-29T14:59:32Z
Author(s)Olaogun, Adenike Ayobola; Olatubi, Matthew Idowu; Akinsola, Rashidat Omotola
Author DetailsAdenike Ayobola Olaogun, PhD, MSc (Nsg), BSc (Nsg) (Hons), Department of Nursing Science, Department of Nursing Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria, Ile Ife, Nigeria; Matthew Idowu Olatubi, MSc, Department of Nursing science, Bowen University Iwo Osun State, Iwo, Nigeria; Rashidat Omotola Akinsola, BNSc, Department of Nursing Science, University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
Lead Author Sigma AffliationChi-at-Large
Other Title(s)Global Strategies in Perinatal Health
Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness (BP/CR) is a strategy for reducing maternal mortality. Two hundred and twenty pregnant women were assessed for their practice of BP/CR. Exactly 67.3% prepared for birth but 31.4% were knowledgeable of signs of complications. Midwives should promote complication readiness among pregnant women in antenatal clinics.