Received: 30 December 2020
Accepted: 24 September 2021
First Online: 28 October 2021
: This study was approved by the Sierra Leone Ethics and Scientific Review Committee (SLESRC). We obtained permission from the Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS), and the hospital administration. Signed informed consent was obtained from each mother or her parent or guardian (mothers less than 16 years old) before data collection. The information collected was treated as confidential and codes were used to identify participants.
: Not applicable.
: The authors affirmed that we have no conflicting interests.