Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the nine months or so for which a woman carries a developing embryo and fetus in her womb. Health domains include pregnancy confirmation and care for multiple pregnancies http://www.who.int/topics/pregnancy/en/

Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) Lessons Learned

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May 14, 2018
This document highlights key operational lessons learned from four country programs—Bangladesh, South Africa, India and Nigeria—that implemented the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) approach.

Digital Health for Social and Behavior Change: New Technologies, New Ways to Reach People

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May 14, 2018
Using digital technologies—such as mobile phones, computers, or tablets—to convey information and messages as part of an evidence-based multichannel social and behavior change (SBC) strategy may contribute to promoting, adopting, and maintaining healthy sexual and reproductive behavior.

Viral mHealth​.

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Aug 25, 2017

Thousands of mHealth applications are developed every year, but few of these spread or 'go viral'. Even clinical applications that provide health benefits and social value often linger after an initial pilot phase.

Use of mobile phones and text messaging to decrease the turnaround time for early infant HIV diagnosis and notification in rural Zambia: an observational study.

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Mar 08, 2017

BACKGROUND: Early infant diagnosis of HIV infection is challenging in rural sub-Saharan Africa as blood samples are sent to central laboratories for HIV DNA testing, leading to delays in diagnosis and treatment initiation.

Postpartum Health Information Seeking Using Mobile Phones: Experiences of Low-Income Mothers.

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Sep 18, 2016

Objectives To assess low-income mothers' perceptions of their postpartum information needs; describe their information seeking behavior; explore their use of mobile technology to address those needs; and to contribute to the sparse literature on postpartum health and wellness.

US and territory telemedicine policies: identifying gaps in perinatal care.

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Sep 10, 2016

BACKGROUND: Perinatal regionalization is a system of maternal and neonatal risk-appropriate health care delivery in which resources are ideally allocated for mothers and newborns during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and postpartum, to deliver appropriate care.

Mobile Phone Interventions for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Systematic Review.

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Sep 02, 2016

CONTEXT: Interventions for adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) are increasingly using mobile phones but may not effectively report evidence.

Impact of an SMS advice programme on maternal and newborn health in rural China: study protocol for a quasi-randomised controlled trial.

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Aug 12, 2016

INTRODUCTION: Expectant mothers in low-income and middle-income countries often lack access to vital information about pregnancy, preparation for birth and best practices when caring for their newborn.

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