Family Decision and financial constraints restrict facility delivery in 29% mothers

Every year, world wide, 200 million women become pregnant. The development of urban areas allowed women to receive more care and treatment. However, in rural areas such measures are not available to every woman. Data on delivery practice of rural woman may help the social and public health planners and decision makers to minimize and prevent maternal mortality and morbidity ensuring safe motherhood.

A study carried out in 2013 by researchers of Delta Medical College suggest reasons for unsafe delivery which leads to poor maternal health.

Most of the mothers were comfortable delivering at home and about a third said they were forced to deliver at home due to family decision and financial constraint.

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