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Indian J Public Health. 1996 Jan-Mar;40(1):20-1.

Delivery practices in west Uttar Pradesh.

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  • 1Department of S.P.M., S.N. Medical College, Agra.


The present study has been planned to identify healthy and unhealthy delivery practices in rural U.P. specially with reference to five cleans recommended under national C.S.S.M. programme. A total 120 women who had delivered in recent past were interviewed. Only in 3.1 percent deliveries, proper washing of floor was done, in 43 percent deliveries the cord cutting instrument was not sterilized and in about 65 percent deliveries mustard oil and ghee was used as first cord applicant.

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