Maternity and child health & family planning, Biology

MATERNITY AND CHILD HEALTH & FAMILY PLANNING -

1.       The health centers give necessary information, guidance & assistance to mother before & after delivery pregnant woman needs more nutritive food, especially Ca, Fe and vitamins. They are supposed to avoid alcohol, drugs and tobacco as it may cause abnormalities to child.

2.       Delivery must be in well equipped hospital.

3.       The health centre follows immunization schedule -

AGE                                         VACCINATION

3-12 months                            DPT - 3 doses at intervals of 4-6 weeks

                                         Polio (oral) - 3 doses at intervals of 4-6 weeks

                                         BCG (intradermal)

9-15 months                            Measles - one dose DPT - Booster dose Polio - Booster dose

5-6 yrs.                                   DT - booster dose

                                        Typhoid vaccine - 2 doses at interval of 1-2 months

10 yrs.                                     Tetanus toxoid - booster dose

                                        Typhoid toxoid - booster dose

16 yrs.                                     Tetanus toxoid - booster dose

                                        Typhoid toxoid - booster dose

Any age                                   Hepatitis - B

Mother during pregnancy       

(a) Previously immunized - One booster dose of tetanus toxoid 4 weeks before expected delivery date

(b) Non immunised - 2 doses of tetanus toxoid 1st between 16-24 weeks & 2nd between 24-32 weeks of pregnancy.

4.       The health centers educate new couple about advantage of small family.

Posted Date: 10/4/2012 6:40:33 AM | Location : United States







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