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Evaluation of Health Challenges Among Pregnant Women Visiting Paiko Town Clinic and Model Clinic for Antenatal: A Case Study Paiko Paikoro Local Government Niger State

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The study aims to assess the health challenges pregnant women are facing in Paiko, Paikoro Local Government and the study went further to compare pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in two healthcare clinic facilities in Paiko with the view to ascertain their health challenges and taking into consideration of age variation. However, few women have medical conditions that emerge during pregnancy, and different women have medical issues before they become pregnant, that could prompt intricacies. It is vital for women to get medical services previously and during pregnancy to diminish the danger of pregnancy entanglements. The type of study conducted in the two clinics in Paiko was a descriptive cross-sectional study. This study was conducted to describe the patterns of health challenges occurring in pregnant women in the study area. A stratified sampling technique was used in this study conducted within the two clinics among the pregnant women in Paiko, Paikoro local government however the tools for the collection of data are questionnaires and interviewers (face-to-face interviews). Data were collected from the two clinics using the techniques mentioned above. The questionnaires were administered to the pregnant women from the two clinics and observations were made from the study population. Data collected were through primary and secondary means, which is questionnaire and interview. The pregnant women were sensitized about the information in the survey template in other to enlighten then about the survey study plan and the required data from them. Result: The findings revealed major health challenges that pregnant women face was High Blood Pressure, Ulcer, and Malaria etc.

DOI 10.11648/j.sjph.20241202.11
Published in Science Journal of Public Health (Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2024)
Page(s) 18-23
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Health Challenges, Pregnant Women, Paiko Nigeria

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  • Department of Public Health, Galaxy Collage of Health Technology, Bauchi, Nigeria

  • Department of Public Health, Amr Bin Saad Bin Al Harth, Al Hofuf, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Department of Medical Laboratory, Galaxy College of Health Technology, Bauchi, Nigeria

  • Department of Sociology, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria

  • Department of General Studies, Crown College of Health Science and Technology, Minna, Nigeria

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