Background and Objectives: Anaemia in pregnancy is defined by World Health Organization (WHO) as a haemoglobin concentration below 12g/dl. Iron-deficiency anaemia is the most common form of malnutrition in the world and is the eighth leading cause of disease in girls and pregnant women in developing countries.
Materials and Methods: A cross sectional study by taking a total of 186 pregnant women.
Results: Out of 186 respondent’s majority, 60 of the pregnant women were aged 18 0r below 18 years. Most of the respondents, 38% didn’t have any children and 42% had single child. The study found that there was significant association between women’s education and knowledge regarding cause of anaemia, knowledge regarding sign and symptoms regarding anaemia, knowledge regarding proper diet to prevent anaemia, knowledge regarding prevention and treatment of anaemia, preventive practice regarding anaemia.
Conclusion: The study result showed that knowledge regarding cause of anaemia, sign and symptoms of anaemia, proper diet to prevent anaemia was poor. Knowledge regarding prevention and treatment of anaemia, knowledge regarding preventive practice of anaemia was good.