International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 165

Full Length Research Paper

Determinants of antenatal care booking among pregnant women in selected hospitals in Embu county, Kenya

Joshua Omwenga Boraya
  • Joshua Omwenga Boraya
  • Department of Reproductive Health, School of Public Health, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Caroline Githae
  • Caroline Githae
  • Department of Community Health, School of Nursing, Chuka University, Chuka, Kenya.
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Titus Atandi
  • Titus Atandi
  • Department of Population Health, School of Public Health, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 17 September 2018
  •  Accepted: 06 November 2018
  •  Published: 31 December 2018

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