Antenatal Care and Postnatal Care are one of the major components of safe motherhood to prevent maternal and neonatal mortality and to lead healthy and safe outcome of pregnancy. This cross sectional study was conducted on factors associated with Antenatal Care and Postnatal Care coverage among married women.
Methodology: This cross-sectional study was undertaken in Gaibandha district on 320 married women with at least one children of age under 1 year age was taken.
Results: Most of the women (56%) under this study was married before 18 years age. About 37.50% women have two ANC visit and 21.88% has 3 ANC visit and 25% have 1 ANC visit. Only 6.25% women fulfills sufficient ANC visit (4 times). At least one PNC service receiving rate is 59.38%, at least two PNC visit was 18.75% and No PNC visit was 15.62%.
Conclusion: Most of the pregnant women were reluctant on ANC and PNC visit.