Facility-based care for childbirth is one of the key strategies to reduce maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Various policies have been put in place by different governments and health systems such as use of incentives, education and community mobilization to increase facility births. However, many women decide not to seek facility-based care for childbirth, despite recognizing the associated health benefits. This decision is often based on their previous experiences of poor quality care, including poor treatment, abuse, discrimination and neglect while in facilities.
Aims & Objectives: To review available standards for Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) and adapt them in the Indian context by evaluation of Antenatal, Labour ward and Postnatal women from Govt. KMC Hospital.
Methodology: In The intervention phase, all the beneficiaries of the department were administered with a questionnaire consists of the above broad parameters. Earlier from the pilot study, the Cronbach's alpha reliability of the questionnaire found(>0.8). It was good reliability.
Results and Conclusion: The above analysis clearly indicates the health providers are maintaining RMC care different domains in a uniformed manner and no patients were not satisfied. This shows overall respectful maternity care was well maintained from Government Kilpauk Medical College Hospital. due to the sensitizing of RMC and the LaQshya programme.