Infant and mortality is the death of a child or mother caused by diseases and other conditions related to pregnancy and child birth. It is a health indicator which shows if a country is developed, developing or underdeveloped. The leading causes of the misfortune
are high rate of poverty, lack of government hospitals in rural areas, fairness of hospitals and some cultural practices. It has implication not only to the family and community but also to the nation at large.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.1 Introduction to Infant Maternal Mortality.
1.1.1 Maternal Mortality
1.2 Global trends in maternal mortality
1.3 Magnitude of maternal mortality.
1.3.1 The Magnitude at a glance
1.4 Infant Mortality
2.1.1 Types Of Infant Mortality
2.1.2 Perinatal Mortality
2.1.3 Neonatal Mortality
2.1.4 Post- Neonatal Mortality
2.2 Four Phase of Delay Model in Maternal Mortality
2.2.l Phase 1. Delay in decision to seek care
2.2.2 Phase 11 Delay
2.2.3 Phase iv Delay
2.2.4 Phase iv. Delay
FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIGH INFANT AND MATERNAL MORTALITY RATE IN NIGERIA.
3.1 Causes of Infant Mortality in Nigeria
3.2 Causes of maternal mortality in Nigeria
3.3 Non-medical factors of maternal and neonatal deaths
3.4 Strategies/Approaches to Reduction of Infant and Maternal Mortality Rate in Nigeria
3.5 Ages of Woman as One of the Factors to be considered in Maternal Mortality
3.6 Why Girls Are More Vulnerable Than Older Women
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