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dc.contributor.authorAtuyambe, Lynn
dc.contributor.authorMirembe, Florence
dc.contributor.authorAnnika, Johansson
dc.contributor.authorKirumira, Edward K.
dc.date.accessioned2022-01-22T22:12:54Z
dc.date.available2022-01-22T22:12:54Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.citationAtuyambe, L., Mirembe, F., Annika, J., Kirumira, E. K., & Faxelid, E. (2009). Seeking safety and empathy: adolescent health seeking behavior during pregnancy and early motherhood in central Uganda. Journal of adolescence, 32(4), 781-796. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2008.10.012en_US
dc.identifier.other10.1016/j.adolescence.2008.10.012
dc.identifier.urihttps://nru.uncst.go.ug/xmlui/handle/123456789/1441
dc.description.abstractTo explore adolescent health seeking behavior during pregnancy and early motherhood in order to contribute to health policy formulation and improved access to health care. This will in long-term have an impact on the reduction of morbidity and mortality among adolescent mothers and their newborns. This was a qualitative study that employed focus group discussions (FGDs) among adolescent girls (10e19 years) and key informant (KI) interviews with health workers. Age for FGD participants ranged from 16 to 19 years. The FGD participants were recruited while seeking antenatal care for their first pregnancy or immunization service for their first child, not being older than 6 months. Six health facilities were selected. Key informants were purposefully selected on the basis of being in-charge of maternity units. Thirteen FGDs comprising of a total of 92 adolescent girls were conducted. The FGDs were held with homogeneously constituted categories; married pregnant adolescents (5), unmarried pregnant adolescents (3) and married or not married adolescents with children (5). Semi structured interviews were held with sixen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherJournal of adolescenceen_US
dc.subjectSafety and empathyen_US
dc.subjectAdolescent health seeking behavioren_US
dc.subjectPregnancyen_US
dc.subjectMotherhood in central Ugandaen_US
dc.titleSeeking safety and empathy: Adolescent health seeking behavior during pregnancy and early motherhood in central Ugandaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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