n South African Medical Journal - Time for 'basic antenatal care plus' in South Africa? : editorial
|Article Title||Time for 'basic antenatal care plus' in South Africa? : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Walter Sisulu University and 2 Walter Sisulu University|
|Publication Date||Nov 2015|
|Pages||902 - 903|
Antenatal care is a unique preventive public health intervention, offered routinely to healthy pregnant women. The overall objectives include health education, routine dietary supplementation, and, most importantly, to improve pregnancy outcomes for mother and child by detecting complications, particularly those without obvious symptoms, early.
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