Family and community behavior

  Maternal health and family welfare

       Case study

Meena: This case study highlights (a) poor family (b) differently abled mother (c) mother who got depressed because of family altercations and (d) mother who could not conceive. The case is a success story and highlights (a) the importance of maternal education,(b) importance of ongoing support and guidance through home visits, phone communication sms, (c) good quality health care (d) adoption of a continuum of care and integrated care during the first 1000 days (in utero and the first 2 years).The result was a normal female child who has grown and developed well, happiness and satisfaction in the mother, adequate child spacing and family togetherness.

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