Level of self-motivation among primigravidae mothers towards antenatal care

Susila, C.
November 2007
Perinatology: Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Care;Nov2007, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p261
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the level of self-motivation among primigravidae mothers towards antenatal care. It is mentioned that obtaining healthcare is costly that most of the mothers resort to midwifery. A study shows that only eight percent of the mothers were with high level of self-motivation. It is suggested that nurses are esponsible in increasing the level of self-motivation among antenatal mothers.


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