Satisfaction on Antenatal Care among Pregnant Women in a Primary Health Care Centre
Introduction: Antenatal care service (ANC) is most important to reduce complication during pregnancy. However, satisfaction is needed during ANCs visits for the continuation of the health services and improvement in the quality of the health care in the Primary Health Care Centre (PHCC).The objective of this study was to assess pregnant women in PHCC.
Methods: A cross sectional study was done in PHCC of Nawalparasi through face to face interview technique with structured interview schedule to collect the data.Total of 101 pregnant mothers were selected for the study. Consecutive sampling technique was used for sampling.The collected data was entered in Epidata and analysed in SPSS version 16.
Results: Findings of the study indicated most 99 percent of the respondents were satisfied with antenatal care among the age group of 15- 49 years. Most 99 percent of the respondents were satisfied with service expectation and only 87.1 percent were satisfied with availability of health services.
Conclusion: The study concluded that satisfaction among pregnant women on ANC is very high in PHCC. Still there is need for the conduction of different maternal health programs to enhance maternal and child health as well as provide free maternal health services to remove financial barriers.