Table 1

PICOTS criteria used in the scoping review

PICOTSInclusion criteria
PopulationPregnant girls and women
InterventionA measured intervention related to 1 of the 42 recommended interventions in the publication WHO recommendations on antenatal careĀ for a positive pregnancy experience1 or one of the four specified good clinical practices during ANC (ie, counselling on birth preparedness, counselling on family planning, monitoring of fetal heart rate and monitoring of blood pressure).
ControlNone
Outcomes
  • Reports a measure that aligns with at least one of the recommendations in the publication WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience1 or one of the four specified good clinical practices during ANC.

  • Defines the measure.

  • Explains the methodology for measurement.

TimeĀ frameDuration of ANC
SettingAny