Antenatal village stay and pregnancy outcome in rural Zimbabwe.

@article{Millard1991AntenatalVS,
  title={Antenatal village stay and pregnancy outcome in rural Zimbabwe.},
  author={Peter S Millard and J. Thornton Bailey and Josh Hanson},
  journal={The Central African journal of medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={1-4}
}
DESIGN Comparative study of pregnancy outcome for parturients who had stayed in an antenatal village and for those admitted directly from the community. SETTING A rural hospital in Zimbabwe. OUTCOME MEASURES Birthweight, perinatal mortality and degree of obstetrical intervention. RESULTS Women who stayed in the antenatal village experienced better pregnancy outcome than women admitted directly from the community. Birthweight was greater, perinatal mortality lower, and obstetrical… CONTINUE READING