Received: 3 June 2019
Accepted: 20 November 2019
First Online: 12 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical considerations.Permission to conduct this study and ethical clearance and a research approval letter was obtained from University of Dodoma Research and publication Office. Authorization to conduct the study in Dodoma Municipal and in the selected health facilities was obtained from Dodoma Urban District director and medical officer in charges. Human rights, privacy, and confidentiality were considered in this study. Research objectives, risk, and benefits of the study were explained well to the participants. Verbal and written consent were obtained from the participants and the questionnaires were answered voluntarily. Also, the control group was not denied their right to ANC services. They continued receiving the normal standard antenatal health education offered in the local ANC clinics.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no any competing interest in this study.