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Table 6 Reasons and ways to overcome complications

From: Traditional medicine utilisation and maternal complications during antenatal care among women in Bulilima, Plumtree, Zimbabwe

Variable (n = 13) Frequency %
Reasons for complications
 Unknown 2 15.38
 Stress 3 23.08
 Overworking 2 15.38
 Poor monitoring from nurses 1 7.69
 Age (too old) 1 7.69
 Witchcraft 1 7.69
 Lack of exercise 1 7.69
 Sleeping on the wrong side 1 7.69
 Foetal macro soma 1 7.69
How to overcome complications
 Regular clinic check-ups 4 30.77
 Unknown 3 23.08
 Drink a lot of water 1 7.69
 Use TM 2 15.38
 Consult elders 1 7.69
 Should know what to do 1 7.69
 Proper sleeping position 1 7.69