Anaemia in pregnancy : Prevalence and possible risk factors in Kakamega County , Kenya

  title={Anaemia in pregnancy : Prevalence and possible risk factors in Kakamega County , Kenya},
  author={Mulambalah Chrispinus Siteti and Siamba Donald Namasaka and Ogutu Philip Ariya and Siteti Darwin Injete and Wekesa Antony Wanyonyi},
Anaemia in expectant women is a serious world-wide public health problem with adverse pregnancy outcomes. Haematological parameters indicative of pregnancy anaemia need to be investigated to provide basis for prompt management of anaemia in pregnancy. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of anaemia in pregnant mothers of various age groups and at different gestation periods visiting antenatal clinic at a county level 5 hospital. The ages of recruited participants ranged from 16… CONTINUE READING
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