Home delivery and newborn care practices among urban women in western Nepal: a questionnaire survey

@article{Sreeramareddy2006HomeDA,
  title={Home delivery and newborn care practices among urban women in western Nepal: a questionnaire survey},
  author={Chandrashekhar T. Sreeramareddy and Hari Shankar Joshi and Binu V Sreekumaran and Sabitri Giri and Neena Chuni},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={27 - 27}
}
BACKGROUND About 98% of newborn deaths occur in developing countries, where most newborns deaths occur at home. In Nepal, approximately, 90% of deliveries take place at home. Information about reasons for delivering at home and newborn care practices in urban areas of Nepal is lacking and such information will be useful for policy makers. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was carried out in the immunisation clinics of Pokhara city, western Nepal during January and February, 2006. Two trained… CONTINUE READING
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