A 30-year-old pregnant woman, Hadiza Ayuba has put to bed during a medical outreach organised by Aminu Kano teaching hospital with support from member representing Dawakin Kudu/ Warawa federal constituency, Alhaji Mustapha Bala Dawaki.
ALL IN ONE reports that the mother of eight went into labour shortly after health officials from Aminu kano teaching hospital commenced sensitization on importance of antenatal care, immunization and how to detect problems associated with pregnancy.
Speaking to journalists, shortly after delivering a baby girl with the help of matron and staff of Aminu Kano maternity unit, Mrs Ayuba commended the organisers of the sensitization, saying that she would forever remain grateful to those who assisted her and the safe delivery kit given to her.
Earlier in her remarks, matron Nafisa Zubairu charged pregnant women to visit hospitals for antenatal care.
She described bleeding, stooling, vomiting, headache, fever and stomach ache as some of the catalysts to maternal mortality.
On the importance of nutrients and immunization to both mother and child, Nafisa Adamu from department of community medicine explained that pregnant women and nursing mothers need adequate care for the baby to stay healthy.
She identified nutritious food, fruits, vegetables, routine immunization as some of the major ways to protect under five children aginst killer diseases.
“Every child should be immunized against TB, Hepatitis, pneumonia, measles, meningitis.
“Surgical gloves, diapers, cord clamp, olive oil and sanitary materials are all needed for safe delivery”.