For eight months, Ms Loureen Awuor sought antenatal services
at Utange Medical Centre in Mombasa, where the health workers assured her that her unborn baby was doing fine.Ms Awuor, 23, and her husband, Ken Murimi, 29, were expecting their firstborn.
They choose not to attend antenatal services
without an obvious reason.
However, labour room Radiology and Pathology would also be established along with Antenatal Services
, Emergency and OPD and EPI (Expended Program of Immunisation) like services would be provided.
###Utilization of antenatal services
during last pregnancy
However all midwife-led deliveries, as well as antenatal services
, clinic appointments, scans and tests in pregnancy, will still be provided in the Royal Glamorgan.
'We need funding for our free antenatal services
; we need money to sustain the free medicals for patients.
The clinic, which was founded by midwife Jo in 2010 after cutbacks to NHS funding for antenatal services
, works with women and their families from all over the country.
All antenatal services
, clinic appointments, scans and tests in pregnancy will still be available in the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.
There were also passes for early access to antenatal services
, IVF treatment times, alcohol brief interventions and GP access.
The nurses should disseminate the proper information regarding antenatal care to increase the public awareness which will help to promote healthy lifestyle, positive attitude, and will increase the utilization of antenatal services
provided by the health sector.
There were 205 women aged 30 to 34 and 140 aged 25 to 29 out of 595 women attending antenatal services
, the two most common age groups in the trust.