Utilisation of Antenatal Care in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital

Karl Peltzer, Banji Ajegbomogun


Records of 300 antenatal clinic attendees of a Nigerian teaching hospital were analysed. Results show that many of them obtained care only late in pregnancy and inadequately. Reasons for the delay in seeking antenatal care should be further investigated. (Afr J Reprod Health 2005; 9[3]:159-161)


Keywords: Antenatal care, Utilisation, Teaching hospital, Nigeria

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