Introduction:-Skilled attendant delivery is considered the most critical intervention in reducing maternal death and ensuring safe motherhood. But, the level of maternal morbidity and mortality in Ethiopia is among the highest in the world: indicate the proportion of births occurring at health facilities is low. Globally, about 289,000 women die each year due to preventable causes, yielding a maternal mortality rate of 210 per 100,000 live births. In Ethiopia, institutional delivery is low 34%. From the treatable and preventable woman deaths, 16 % occurs during delivery.
To mitigate maternal death by identifying the utilization of skilled birth attendants and associated factors among women children less than two years is important.
Objective: Assess the utilization of skilled birth attendants and associated factors among the women children less than two years in South West, Ethiopia, 2020G.C.
Methods and Materials: Community-based cross-sectional study design was employed to collect data from 294 women children less than two years in Mizan- Amen, Bench Shako zone, 2020.
Structured questionnaires were to collect the data by face-to-face interviews of a systematically selected participant. The data were analysed by SPSS software version 21.
Results: Among the respondents (294), 30.6% of them had utilized skilled birth attendants. The contributing factors associated with the utilization of skilled birth attendants were:-Age of the respondents (21–25), governmental employees, having antenatal care follow-up, and nearest to the health facility.
Conclusions: Generally, this study has indicated the skilled birth attendance was low. Mothers with government-employed, Age in years, having antenatal care follow-up, and nearest to the health facility in less than 30minutes were predictors of skilled birth attendant.