Pregnant Women

A two-way text-messaging system answering health questions for low-income pregnant women.

Publication Date: 
Jul 22, 2013

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the study was to gauge the effectiveness of a low-cost, automated, two-way text-messaging system to distribute pregnancy and health-related information to low-income expectant women.

Interest of pregnant women in the use of SMS (short message service) text messages for the improvement of perinatal and postnatal care.

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Publication Date: 
Sep 25, 2012

BACKGROUND: Mobile health (mHealth) is emerging as a useful tool to improve healthcare access especially in the developing world, where limited access to health services is linked to poor antenatal care, and maternal and perinatal mortality.The objective of this study is to 1) understand pregnant