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Table 2 Mother’s perceptions of the benefits of ANC

From: “You cannot know if it’s a baby or not a baby”: uptake, provision and perceptions of antenatal care and routine antenatal ultrasound scanning in rural Kenya

Benefits of ANC   Number of women n = 34 (%) Number of women n = 25 (%)
Reassurance Checking health of baby. 33 (97) 20 (80)
Confirming pregnancy. 3 (9) 1 (4)
Protection Safe-guarding health of mother and baby: testing and treating for example tetanus immunisation, malaria prevention. 13 (38) 2 (7)
Counselling 7 (21) 0 (0)