COMPONENT OF SERVICES
To achieve its objectives, MCWAP has opened Maternity and Child
Welfare Centers (MCH) at different places with the provision of
community based services. The services are catered to a defined
population residing in the targeted/delineated area. These main
components of services are
Antenatal care for pregnant
mothers including immunization with tetanus toxoid
Assistance for child birth when
Counseling women in the post-birth
period for health check-ups, promoting spacing and limitation of
birth, as well as for promoting breast feeding
Health care services for infants
and nursing mothers
Grooming services for preschool
children (1-5 years)
Immunization of children against
nine preventable diseases by following the WHO/UNICEF schedule
Health education in person, and in
groups Nutrition education by holding demonstrations through
group and individual education programs
Contraception services that
emphasize on the motivation for family planning and (general
medical care if required or requested;). Surveillance of
prospective mothers is a priority because we are committed to
planning the births
Training of indigenous
Dias/Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) and Continuing
professional education program for members of “Health Providers”
Ante-Natal /Posts Natal and Immunization Services
Family Folder of each Family is
prepared which contains the following information:
Registration of the family
(reproductive age group) of the Project Area.
Socio-Demographic background of
Complete health record of all the
child bearing age (CBA) women in the Project Area.
Growth monitoring of all the
infants and preschool children.
Immunization record of all the
children below age of 5.
Registration of all pregnancies
within 12-14 weeks.
A four weekly Antenatal check-ups
of the registered pregnant women up to 28 weeks of their
Two weekly antenatal care
check-ups from 28-36 weeks of their pregnancy.
A weekly follow up from 36 weeks
High risk clients are seen treated
according to need and early referral is ensured.
Immunization of expectant mothers
with tetanus toxoid.
Advice about breast feeding,
nutrition, and child spacing.
Post Natal: check-up of mothers
and infants/newborn and general hygiene of the mother and the
child. Family planning advice is also given to the mother.