International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nutrition Science | Sudan | Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016

Next Pregnancy and Nutritional Challenges

Shadia Mohamed [15] | Rawan Abdulaziz Alshaghdly

Abstract: Every pregnancy has its risks. When certain medical conditions arise before or during pregnancy, more careful monitoring is needed. Objectives: The purpose of this study to determined the prevalence of nutritional challenges in the next pregnancy. According to the lack of information available on consequence of next pregnancy on the mother health and the outcome of the pregnancy at Hail/KSA, the present study was designed to collect information from woman who experience with next pregnancy. Material and Method: 105 questionnaires were submitted to collected information at University of Hail/ college of Applied Science.105 female experience next pregnancy, were interview to collect information related to their socioeconomic status, age, dietary intake, problems facing women after the next pregnancy. In addition, self reported weight and height was collected. Result: The general characteristics of the population, educated to university level and work 56.5%, with high economic status 60.2. There are nutrition challenges 66%. With high BMI 40%, which indicate over weight between the studied groups, there is significant relationship between mean age of study group and Body Mass Index (p-value 0.027). There is significant relationship between nutritional challenges in pregnancy and number of deliveries (p-value 0.0274). There is significant relationship between nutritional challenges in pregnancy and occupation (p-value 0.038). Conclusion: There are nutritional challenges facing women at Hail community. Nutrition education should be carry at Hail community to reduce of nutrition challenges facing women during pregnancy.

Keywords: pregnancy, nutrition, challenge, BMI, health, delivery, Hail

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016,

Pages: 71 - 75

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