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Avoidable mortality and morbidity remains a formidable challenge in many developing countries like Tanzania. Birth preparedness and complication readiness by mothers are critical in reducing morbidities and mortalities due to these complications.
The aim of this study was to assess knowledge and practices with respect to birth preparedness and complication readiness among women in Mpwapwa district in Tanzania.
A total of women who became pregnant and or gave birth two years preceding the survey were interviewed. Among them Two thirds of those who attended ANC made four or more visits. The median gestation age at booking for antenatal care was 16 weeks. However, Two thirds of the women were years old and had at least primary education level. Three hundred and forty six Only The majority Majority One third of the women planned to deliver at home in the absence of a skilled birth attendant.
In multivariate logistic regression analysis, women with primary education and above were twice more likely to be prepared and ready for birth and complications. In conclusion, women with higher level of education and those who knew obstetric complications were more prepared for birth and complications. Further studies are recommended to find out why women do not prepare for birth or complications especially that need blood transfusion.
Abstract Avoidable mortality and morbidity remains a formidable challenge in many developing countries like Tanzania. Publication types Research Support, Non-U.