Pregnant women must make prior appointments before attending clinics

Pregnant women must make prior appointments before attending clinics

Pregnant women must make prior appointments before attending clinics

Written by Zulfick Farzan

28 Apr, 2020 | 10:13 am

Colombo (News 1st);  Pregnant women with fever, bleeding, severe headache, difficulty in breathing, impaired vision, fits, chest/abdominal pain, reduced foetal movements, swelling of the body or any other severe discomfort should immediately seek hospital care.

The instructions were made public in a statement issued by the Government Information Department quoting the Director-General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe.

The statement said in order to provide a quality service, congestion in hospitals has to be minimized, and pregnant women attending clinics are advised to obtain prior appointments.

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