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6th Edition of Nursing World Conference

October 27-29, 2022 | Orlando, USA

October 27 -29, 2022 | Orlando, Florida, USA
NWC 2016

Fatimah Folashade Shittu

Speaker at Nursing World Conference 2016 - Fatimah Folashade Shittu
Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
Title : Assessment of the utilization of antenatal services by pregnant women in Isolo general hospital, Lagos state, Nigeria


Utilization of antenatal services is pivotal in achieving improved maternal and neonatal health outcomes. The objective of this study was to explore the mind of pregnant women on the assessment on the utilization of antenatal services at Isolo general hospital, Lagos. This study was carried out utilizing a non-experimental descriptive research survey with a convenient sampling method. A 27-item questionnaire was developed by the researcher as an instrument for data collection. Questionnaires were distributed to 120 respondents at the antenatal clinic and same number completed, retrieved and analysed using frequency distribution tables, charts and chi-square tests. Three hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The responses were also collected from participants and the data collected through the instruments were analysed. The results indicated that: Hypothesis 1 showed that there is relationship between hospital staff capacity and services rendered. Hypothesis 2 showed that there is relationship between hospital bill and utilization of services by pregnant women. Hypothesis 3 showed that there is relationship between staff attitude and utilization of services by pregnant women 75% respondents agreed they were satisfied with the antenatal care provided and 70.8% rated the overall services delivery as good. In conclusion, it was recommended that dynamic multidimensional approach is needed to facilitate the increase in awareness on education of importance of ante natal care and services to pregnant women by the health care providers, provision of facilities as well as increase in manpower capabilities to reduce long waiting hours to further enhance proper use of ante natal services.

Takeaway Notes:

• The presentation will provide adequate enlightenment for Midwives/Nurses and obstetricians to provide quality antenatal services for pregnant women as it is an important tool in the reduction of maternal morbidity and mortality rate for a better outcome of both mother.

• Will sensitize management of any public and private clinics/hospital and relevant stakeholders in the provision of qualitative antenatal service.

• It will enlighten audience on safe motherhood.

• Other facility can use it to expand their research or teaching.

• It provides solution to the problem of effective use of antenatal services

• It will improve the provision of quality antenatal services at various health institutions which the audience practice.

• The audience will be enlightened on focused antenatal care.

• The goals of focused ante-natal care will be presented to the audience.

• Factors that can improve the utilization of antenatal services will be delivered


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