The role of obstetric knowledge in utilization of delivery service in Nepal.

  title={The role of obstetric knowledge in utilization of delivery service in Nepal.},
  author={Rajendra Karkee and Om Bahadur Baral and Vishnu Khanal and Andy Hung-Yi Lee},
  journal={Health education research},
  volume={29 6},
Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness (BP/CR) program has been promoted in Nepal to equip pregnant women with obstetric knowledge so as to motivate them to seek professional care. Using a prospective design of 701 pregnant women of more than 5 months gestation in a central hills district of Nepal, we evaluated if having obstetric knowledge could make a difference in maternal delivery behaviour. The results suggested that BP/CR program was effective in raising women's obstetric knowledge… 

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