Monday, December 6 / 16:00 - 17:30 UTC

Session 33
Examining Maternal and Child Health Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chair: Nathalie Sawadogo, Université Joseph Ki-Zerbo, ISSP

1. Comparing the timeliness and adequacy of antenatal care uptake between young women who married as child-brides and adult-brides in 20 sub-Saharan African countriesSunday Adedini, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria; Sunday Abatan, Federal University Oye; Adesoji Ogunsakin, Federal University Oye Ekiti; Christiana Alex-Ojei, Federal University Oye-Ekiti; Blessing B. I. Babalola, Federal University Oye-Ekiti; Sarafa Shittu, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife; Emmanuel Odusina, Federal University Oye Ekiti; Lorretta Ntoimo, Federal University Oye-Ekiti.

2. Partner’s characteristics as Correlates of Timing of initiation of First Antenatal Care Visit among Women in Nigeria: Evidence from Nationally Representative Data.Adesoji Ogunsakin, Federal University Oye Ekiti.

3. Breastfeeding experiences, challenges and coping mechanisms among first time nursing mothers of advance maternal age in Ibadan North Local Government Area, Oyo StateAderemi Olabode, University of Ibadan; Musibau Titiloye, University of Ibadan; Oyedunni S. Arulogun, University of Ibadan.

4. Partner-Related Autonomy Constraints and Impact on Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) Continuum of CareShannon Wood, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Robel Yirgu, Addis Ababa University School of Public Health; Celia Karp, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Linnea Zimmerman, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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