Provider adherence to first antenatal care guidelines and risk of pregnancy complications in public sector facilities: a Ghanaian cohort study
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2016
The study assessed providers’ adherence to antenatal care (ANC) guidelines, using a thirteen-point checklist. Information on pregnant women’s socio-demographic characteristics and previous pregnancy history was collected. Participants were followed up for 6 weeks post-partum to complete data collection on outcomes.
Findings revealed that complete adherence to ANC guidelines at first ANC visit influenced delivery and neonatal outcomes. To read more, download the study!Download Summary