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How many years have you worked as an CHW? .............................

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. A pregnant woman should do all of the following except
  1. Take 100 Iron tablets during her pregnancy to prevent anaemia.
  2. Receive two tetanus immunisations during her pregnancy.
  3. Carry out heavy manual labour.

 

  1. Prepare ahead of time for transportation to a health centre or hospital during delivery or in case of an emergency.

 

  1. How many ANC check-ups should a pregnant woman have?
  1. 0
  2. 1 or 2   
  3. 3 or 4   
  4. 5 or 6   

 

  1. In pregnancy, which of the following symptoms experienced by a mother could be a sign of danger for the mother and/or child? (You may circle more than 1 of the choices listed below).
    1. Bleeding from the vagina.
    2. Severe headache/blurred vision.
    3. The baby stops moving in the womb.
    4. Weight gain.
    5. Early labor pains.
  2. In pregnancy, which of the following steps should be taken for a pregnant women experiencing excessive vaginal bleeding? (You may circle more than 1 of the choices listed below).
    1. Help women pass urine.
    2. Put a cloth between the mother’s legs to help control the bleeding.
    3. Give the mother a sponge bath.
    4. Wait to see if the excessive bleeding stops.
    5. Give the mother some water.
  3. If a pregnant woman experiences vomiting upon taking iron pills, she should stop taking the pills:
    1. True.
    2. False.
  4. (You may circle more than 1 of the choices listed below).Before her delivery date, a pregnant woman should:
  1. Identify a 24 hour – 7 days a week facility for delivery.
  2. Prepare money. 
  3. Identify a means of transportation to the health facility for delivery.
  4. Fast for 2 days before delivery.

 

  1. A pregnant woman whose water breaks early or sees watery discharge should rest quietly at home.
  1. True.
  2. False.
  1. After delivery, it is a harmful practice to feed the first yellowy and thick milk (colostrum) to the child.
  1. True.
  2. False.
  1. After birth, an CHW should immediately refer a new mother to a doctor for all symptoms except :
  1. Continuous heavy bleeding from the vagina. 
  2. Convulsions or loss of consciousness.
  3. Feels tired.
  4. There is foul smelling vaginal discharge.

 

  1. A newborn baby should be kept warm and in close skin-to-skin contact with mother.
  1. True.
  2. False.
  1. All of the following are important things to know about breastfeeding except :
  1. Putting a newborn to breast within 1 hour of birth is very important for both the mother and the baby.
  2. Giving mother's first milk to a newborn helps to protect the baby against infections.
  3. Giving mother’s first milk to a newborn is harmful to the baby.
  4. Giving only breast milk until 6 months of age with no other fluids or food, including water, is very important for babies.
  1. A newborn baby should be bathed immediately after birth.
  1. True.
  2. False.
  1. Pregnant women should eat only two meals a day:
  1. True.
  2. False.
  1. If the mother is experiencing soreness of the breast, the mother should do the following except :
  1. Continue to breastfeed every 2 hours.
  2. Rub breast milk around the nipple.
  3. Start feeding the newborn other foods.
  4. Ensure the mother is using the correct breastfeeding position.
  1. All newborn babies, both sons and daughters, need the same care.
  1. True.
  2. False.