Impact of antenatal care on postnatal outcomes among
postnatal women in a selected district hospital, Assam
AUTHORS : Borah Kobita, Talukdar Kunjalal DOI No. : DOI Link. : Introduction: Maternal mortality rate in developing countries
has almost defied the advance made by health care facilities.
Such unfortunate deaths can be barred radically by providing
state of the art antenatal, natal and postnatal care. This study
is designed to recognize the impact of antenatal care on the
outcome of the postnatal women in relation with a number of
key parameters. Furthermore, it also aims to understand the
association between antenatal cares with a setof selected
demographic variables. Methods: This study was undertaken
by adopting System Model as the conceptual framework. Simple
random sampling technique was used to select 100 postnatal
women in a selected hospital in Assam. Semi structured interview
schedule, record analysis and physical assessment proforma
were used to collect information.