Antenatal Health Programme Takes Off

Special antenatal classes are starting up across Kyrgyzstan as part of a government programme to teach mothers-to-be how to take better care of themselves.

Antenatal Health Programme Takes Off

Special antenatal classes are starting up across Kyrgyzstan as part of a government programme to teach mothers-to-be how to take better care of themselves.

Tuesday, 11 August, 2009
Reporter Timur Toktonaliev interviewed mothers and medical experts and discovered that the scheme is being run to reduce child mortality rates, premature births, and congenital defects and other health problems.



Husbands are also being encouraged to play more of a role in looking after women during pregnancy.

Kyrgyzstan
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