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CARE SEEKING FOR DANGER SIGNS DURING POST-PARTUM PERIOD

Kana Rani Dev Barman*, Sathi Dastidar and Shaheda Hamid

ABSTRACT

The aim of the study was find out the patterns to care seeking behavior for danger signs during post-partum period at Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH), Jamison Maternity Hospital and Mammon Maternity Hospital Chittagong Bangladesh. The cross-sectional study was conducted purposively selected 184 Child bearing mothers age between 15-49 years from 1st January to 31st December, 2018. Data were collected face to face by using semi structured questionnaire. Collected data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics. The mean age of the respondents was 24.23 ± 4.96 years. According to the study findings, 60.9% of the respondents developed high fever followed by above half (58.2%) of the respondents developed PPH and 32.6% of the respondents developed foul smelling lochia. Here, {97 (69.3%)} of the respondents got much effective treatment during post-partum period. Those did receive postpartum danger signs were asked about the reasons of not taking the care seek. More than 60% told that they did have any accompanying persons to go to care-providers, 52.5% considered the available care as inadequate, 40% had geographic or communication barriers, 23.1% families were reluctant, 20.1% delayed in deciding to have care and another 20.1% were unaware about postnatal care.

Keywords: Postpartum period, Postnatal care, Danger signs, Puerperal sepsis, Postpartum hemorrhage.


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