Factors Influencing High Morbidity Rate Among Pregnant Mothers Attending Antenatal Care at Kampala International University-Teaching Hospital (Kiuth), Bushenyi District

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ABSTRACT: The study assessed factors influencing high morbidity rate among pregnant mothers and the objectives of the study were, to assess the common pregnancy morbidities occurring among the pregnant mothers and to identify factors that influence occurrence of pregnancy morbidities among pregnant mothers attending ANC services at KIUTH. The study area was conducted at KIUTH found in Ishaka – Bushenyi municipality in Bushenyi District Western Uganda in which a descriptive cross sectional study was used on a total of 60 mothers were interviewed when they meet the inclusion criteria and involved interacting with those pregnant mothers that came to KIUTH for antenatal and other health services. The study found out that, the highest pregnancy morbidity identified was UTI in pregnancy, 20% of the pregnant mothers had had a UTI during their pregnancy also none of the mothers who participated in the study ever experienced ectopic pregnancy and lastly majority 19(31.7%) of the mothers said they experienced different pregnancy morbidities because they are always at work and have no resting time Although a number of ways have been put in place to reduce pregnancy related morbidities, not all mothers have attained enough knowledge on them thus the following are recommendations; Pregnant mothers should be encouraged to always attend ANC services so that any pregnancy morbidities can be identified and treated in time, the government should supply more mosquito nets to pregnant mothers so as to reduce incidences of malaria, and it should also sensitize men about importance of a domestic violent free home so xiv as to reduce cases of domestic violence and lastly others should be sensitized not to sell off all their crop produce that usually leaves them with no food to eat.

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Frontiers, E. & DEO, N (2022). Factors Influencing High Morbidity Rate Among Pregnant Mothers Attending Antenatal Care at Kampala International University-Teaching Hospital (Kiuth), Bushenyi District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-high-morbidity-rate-among-pregnant-mothers-attending-antenatal-care-at-kampala-international-university-teaching-hospital-kiuth-bushenyi-district

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Frontiers, Edu, and NAMWOKOYI DEO "Factors Influencing High Morbidity Rate Among Pregnant Mothers Attending Antenatal Care at Kampala International University-Teaching Hospital (Kiuth), Bushenyi District" Afribary. Afribary, 24 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-high-morbidity-rate-among-pregnant-mothers-attending-antenatal-care-at-kampala-international-university-teaching-hospital-kiuth-bushenyi-district. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and NAMWOKOYI DEO . "Factors Influencing High Morbidity Rate Among Pregnant Mothers Attending Antenatal Care at Kampala International University-Teaching Hospital (Kiuth), Bushenyi District". Afribary, Afribary, 24 Aug. 2022. Web. 28 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-high-morbidity-rate-among-pregnant-mothers-attending-antenatal-care-at-kampala-international-university-teaching-hospital-kiuth-bushenyi-district >.

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Frontiers, Edu and DEO, NAMWOKOYI . "Factors Influencing High Morbidity Rate Among Pregnant Mothers Attending Antenatal Care at Kampala International University-Teaching Hospital (Kiuth), Bushenyi District" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 28, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-high-morbidity-rate-among-pregnant-mothers-attending-antenatal-care-at-kampala-international-university-teaching-hospital-kiuth-bushenyi-district