The district had organised Motherhood Week from January 27 to February 3, during which women from rural areas of the district were examined, said Kanpur Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr R P Yadav. During the programme, it was found that of the 15808 pregnant women examined, there were 1843 cases of high risk pregnancy and 123 critical cases, he said.
The high risk pregnant women are being monitored by women doctors at CHC level, while the critical cases are being constantly monitored by doctors at district hospital, said Yadav.
The rest of the pregnant women are being monitored by Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANM) and asha workers, said Yadav.
All information relating to delivery dates of these women, diseases they are suffering from and complications they can possibly face during delivery, is maintained at the Mother & Child Tracking System Portal of the Health Department, said Yadav.
With this information, the health department has made all preparations to ensure safe deliveries for all these pregnant women. He also said that all these women will be taken to hospital in an ambulance at the time of the delivery.
Also they will be treated free of cost, before and after the delivery, and medicines will be provided to them for free, said Yadav.