Publish Date: January 2018
This brief highlights the WHO’s 2016 ANC recommendations and offers countries policy and program considerations for adopting and implementing the recommendations. The recommendations include universal and context-specific interventions. The recommended interventions span five categories: routine antenatal nutrition, maternal and fetal assessment, preventive measures, interventions for the management of common physiologic symptoms in pregnancy, and health system-level interventions to improve the utilization and quality of ANC.
This English brief is also available in A4.
Translated briefs are available via the following links:
- French briefs are available here: letter and A4.
- Portuguese briefs are available here: letter and A4.
- Spanish briefs are available here: letter and A4.
WHO Recommendations on Antenatal Care for a Positive Pregnancy Experience: Summary (1262 downloads)