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Table 3 Postnatal health education areas mentioned by participants

From: Do Malawian women critically assess the quality of care? A qualitative study on women’s perceptions of perinatal care at a district hospital in Malawi

Topic Area
Baby care Frequent breastfeeding
Exclusive breastfeeding up to six months
Warmth
Keep the baby on the chest KMC*
Check cord for bleeding
Cord care
Bathing the baby
Danger signs Fever
Baby just crying
Loss of consciousness
Epistaxis
Pus from the cord
What to do when Danger signs occur Take the baby to the hospital
  1. KMC* - Kangaroo Mother Care for a preterm baby.