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Standardizing antenatal care in all childbirth care institutions is necessary to ensure the safe delivery of pregnant women and provide a uniform approach to handling unsafe pregnancies and delivery. This book provides just such a set of standards for medical, nursing, and midwifery educational institutions, childbirth care institutions, practitioners, pregnant women, and their spouses that will ensure safe delivery and preserve the reproductive future of women. Everyone interested in women's safety during and after pregnancy will benefit from reading this book. Standardization of Antenatal Care will help people know what to expect in childbirth and what pregnant women need to do to be safe. The first section of the book discusses the need to embrace standardized antenatal care. The second section is about how high-risk pregnant women can benefit from standardized antenatal care. And the third section describes the protocol of the organizational framework necessary to ensure the safety of pregnant women and their babies. Dr. Michael Uche-Obasi, FWACS, is the president of Safe Motherhood Empowerment & Enlightenment Initiative (SMEEI), a nongovernmental organization registered in Nigeria that helps women throughout the world. Prompted by the spirit of God to do something about maternal mortality statistics, he and others established SMEEI. Dr. Uche-Obasi qualified as a medical doctor in 1985 at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, and is a Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons (FWACS).