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Barriers to utilization of preconception care services –A qualitative study

(2016) Barriers to utilization of preconception care services –A qualitative study. Hormozgan Medical Journal, Vol 20, No.3, Aug-Sep 2016.

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Abstract

Introduction: Preconception care, provides intervention for women in reproductive age, regardless of status or pregnancy, to improve health of women, newborns and children. Compared to developed countries, the preconception care coverage is lower in the developing world, and usually the first referral of women to health cares is after pregnancy. The purpose of this study was to explanation barriers to utilization of preconception care services. Methods: This study is a qualitative study. The participants in the study were pregnant women, midwives, women's health care provider and members of the Maternal Health Committee. Data were collected by using semi-structured, face-to-face interviews and focus group. To analyze the data, conventional content analysis was used.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Preconception Care, Pregnant Women, Pregnancy
Subjects: WP Gynecology and Obstetrics > WP 630-640 Contraception
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Mother and Child Welfare Research Center
Depositing User: مرکز تحقیقات بهداشت مادر و کودک
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3381

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