Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Vishal Dev Shastri

Alive & Thrive/FHI Solutions LLC, New Delhi, India

  • Research   
    Birth Preparedness for Safe Delivery, Readiness Planning and Associated Factors among Mothers in North India: A Cross-Sectional Study in Bihar India
    Author(s): Vishal Dev Shastri* and Sujata Ganguli

    Background: Birth Preparedness and complication readiness (BPCR) is a comprehensive strategy to improve the use of skilled providers at birth, based on the theory that helps women to consider all available maternal health care services during pregnancy and prepare for potential complications. Even though there are no adequate evidences on determinant factors, women and new-born need timely access to skilled care during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. This paper aims to identify factors associated with the practice of birth preparedness and complication readiness plan among women in Bihar. Objectives: The objectives of the study were to assess the knowledge and practices regarding birth preparedness for safe delivery; and to identify the triggers and barriers for the program intervention activities. Study Design: Study desig.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0420.20.9.486

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