Effect of Socio Economic Status on Nutritional Status of Pregnant Women and Pregnancy Outcome in Selected Urban Slums of Madurai District


Affiliations

  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Home Science College and Research Institute, Madurai, India

Abstract

Pregnancy is one of the most critical and unique period in a woman's life cycle. The critical place that pregnancy occupies in the chain of life has health and social importance for individuals, families and society as a whole. Scientific evidence proved that the nutritional status of the mother significantly influence the course and outcome of pregnancy. Socio economic status of the families also play a crucial role in determining the health status of the newborn.

Subject Discipline

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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