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Fig. 2 | BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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From: Postnatal care education in health facilities in Accra, Ghana: perspectives of mothers and providers

Fig. 2

Percent of patients who received information on specific postpartum problems. Breast problems (engorgement or cracked nipples). Maternal infection (fever, lower abdominal pain, foul smelling discharge or feeling sick). Anemia (extreme tiredness and weakness associated with pale lips and palms). Fistulae (urinary or fecal incontinence). Postpartum hypertension (severe headache, blurred vision, convulsions). Cord infection (wet and foul-smelling umbilical cord). Newborn respiratory distress (baby is breathing fast and having an indrawing chest). Newborn failure to thrive (baby is lethargic, poor feeding, has fever or low temperature). Patients in the regional hospital were more likely to have received information on breast problems, maternal infection and postpartum hypertension than were patients in the district and sub-district hospitals (*p < 0.05; chi-square)

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