Role of Mass Media in Using Antenatal Care Services among Pregnant Women in Bangladesh


  • Rawnaq Ara Parvin Department of Sociology, Varendra University, Bangladesh
  • Md. Faisal-E- Alam Department of Management Studies, Begum Rokeya University, Bangladesh
  • Md. Belal Hossain Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, Comilla University, Bangladesh



Antenatal Care Services, Mass Media, Pregnant Women


The purpose of this study is to measure the predicting factors which can play a role of mass media in using the Antenatal Care Services (ANC) for pregnant women. The mixed-method strategy is followed in this study. 50 women were selected based on a convenient sampling technique to gather survey data including open and closed-ended responses. A frequency table was carried out to generate the study findings. Along with this, a few case studies were taken to support the quantitative findings so that the outcomes proved a more solid investigation. The study findings showed that there was a positive linkage between media programs and the ANC status of rural women. Pregnant women will get a clear view of how they should be more aware when they are in complications and how they will take advice from mass media pre-post delivery period.

Author Biographies

Rawnaq Ara Parvin, Department of Sociology, Varendra University, Bangladesh

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Md. Belal Hossain, Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, Comilla University, Bangladesh

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How to Cite

Parvin, R. A. ., Alam, M. F.-E.-., & Hossain, M. B. . (2022). Role of Mass Media in Using Antenatal Care Services among Pregnant Women in Bangladesh. Indonesian Journal of Innovation and Applied Sciences (IJIAS), 2(2), 143-149.