EFFECTS OF NUTRITION EDUCATION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN USING

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Nutrition education being a component of health education is propitious to create awareness on how to source, prepare, combine and use food resources for promoting good health among all groups of human beings; especially pregnant women who need adequate nutrition for their physiological needs and improve the health of both the mother and fetus. Studies have suggested that women have low dietary intake of fruits and vegetables. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a framework globally agreed for measuring development, progress, and poverty reduction through focusing efforts on achieving significant measureable improvement in people’s lives. One of the components of MDG5 is nutrition in pregnancy; this component is the main focus of this study. Method: a quasi-experimental study for quantitative method adopting pre-and post test control experimental analysis was used while 194 pregnant women were purposively selected from 11 randomly selected antenatal clinics in Odogbolu local government area to participate. The nutrition intervention was for 3 months. FGD together with structured-validated questionnaire administered before and after the intervention were used to collect data. ANCOVA was used to test the two hypotheses at 0.05 alpha level.Result: There were significant effects of the intervention on the knowledge (F (2.174) = 1554.466, P

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TIMILEHIN SEYI, O., , O , Anetor, S & , G (2021). EFFECTS OF NUTRITION EDUCATION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN USING. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-nutrition-education-among-pregnant-women-using

MLA 8th

TIMILEHIN SEYI, OGUNSAKIN, et. al. "EFFECTS OF NUTRITION EDUCATION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN USING" Afribary. Afribary, 07 Sep. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-nutrition-education-among-pregnant-women-using. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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TIMILEHIN SEYI, OGUNSAKIN, Okueso , SA1 Anetor and GO2 . "EFFECTS OF NUTRITION EDUCATION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN USING". Afribary, Afribary, 07 Sep. 2021. Web. 19 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-nutrition-education-among-pregnant-women-using >.

Chicago

TIMILEHIN SEYI, OGUNSAKIN, Okueso , SA1 Anetor and GO2 . "EFFECTS OF NUTRITION EDUCATION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN USING" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-nutrition-education-among-pregnant-women-using