POSTNATAL CARE PRACTICES AMONG MOTHERS IN THREE RURAL COMMUNITIES OF YAKURR LGA OF CROSS RIVER STATE

CHAPTER ONE Introduction Background of the Study In Africa, at least 125,000 women die every year and 870,000 newborns die in the first week after birth, yet this is when coverage and programmes are at their lowest along the continuum of care. According to Warren, DaIly, Toure, Mongi, (2005) 18 million women in Africa currently […]

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