Reproductive Health Care of Tribal Women in Kolli Hills at Nammakal District, Tamil Nadu
SLAP Journal of Social Science ISSN-0975 9999, 2013
6 Pages Posted: 3 Feb 2014
Date Written: October 16, 2013
Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive system, and to its functions and processes. This study mainly concentrated reproductive health care of tribal women. According to World Health Organization (WHO) one of the main goals was increase maternal health. The main objective of the study was to study the antenatal care practice of tribal women, to find delivery related practice of tribal women, to identification misbelieves regarding food and working status of women during pregnancy. Gaps in knowledge regarding the health of tribal women have been identified and a plan of action has been suggested for improving their health.
Keywords: ANC, PNC, BMI, Tribal women
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