Prenatal care in the perception of postpartum women from different health services/Assistencia pre-natal na percepcao de puerperas provenientes de diferentes servicos de saude

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Authors: Marizete Ilha Ceron, Angela Barbieri, Leticia Machado Fonseca and Elenir Fedosse
Date: May-June 2013
From: Revista CEFAC: Atualizacao Cientifica em Fonoaudiologia e Educacao(Vol. 15, Issue 3)
Publisher: CEFAC - Associacao Institucional em Saude e Educacao
Document Type: Article
Length: 5,401 words

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Purpose: to know the mothers perception about the prenatal care. Method: there were interviewed within 48 hours after the delivery, 150 postpartum women, from various health services that accessed the Hospital Universitario de Santa Maria / RS, from December 2010 to February 2011. Results: from the 150 postpartum women, 91,33% attended prenatal consultation in a health system from the town and 8,67% did not attend any consultation. 56,67% of postpartum women considered that prenatal care is important both for the mother and for the baby; regarding prenatal care held in the city, 84.67% of postpartum women judges that there is no need for change. Conclusion: despite of the users consider the assistance appropriate, the authors estimate that there are deficiencies in prenatal care in the different services that could be assisted by conducting a multi-professional and interdisciplinary work. In this sense, intensify the educational process among the pregnant women may improve the care quality, eliminate the lack of prenatal and decrease maternal and infant morbimortality rates in the municipality. KEYWORDS: Prenatal Care; Maternal and Child Health; Health Education; Interdisciplinary Research Objetivo: conhecer a percepcao de puerperas acerca da assistencia pre-natal. Metodo: foram entrevistadas em ate 48 horas apos o parto, 150 puerperas, provenientes de diferentes servicos de saude que acessaram o Hospital Universitario de Santa Maria/RS, no periodo de dezembro de 2010 a fevereiro de 2011. Resultados: das 150 puerperas, 91,33% realizaram consultas de pre-natal em algum servico de saude do municipio e 8,67% nao realizaram nenhuma consulta. 56,67% das puerperas entrevistadas consideraram que fazer o pre-natal e importante tanto para a mae quanto para o bebe; quanto a assistencia pre-natal realizada no municipio 84,67% das puerperas julga que nao ha necessidade de mudancas. Conclusao: apesar das usuarias considerarem a assistencia como adequada, as autoras avaliam que existem carencias na atencao pre-natal nos diferentes servicos e que poderiam ser supridas com a realizacao de um trabalho multiprofissional e interdisciplinar. Nesse sentido, intensificar o processo educativo entre as gestantes pode melhorar a qualidade da atencao, eliminar a falta de realizacao de pre-natal e diminuir a morbi-mortalidade materno-infantil no municipio. DESCRITORES: Cuidado Pre-Natal; Saude Materno-Infantil; Educacao em Saude; Pesquisa Interdisciplinar

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Ilha Ceron, Marizete, et al. "Prenatal care in the perception of postpartum women from different health services/Assistencia pre-natal na percepcao de puerperas provenientes de diferentes servicos de saude." Revista CEFAC: Atualizacao Cientifica em Fonoaudiologia e Educacao, vol. 15, no. 3, 2013. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.
  

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