This newly updated version of Hesperian Health Guides’ award-winning app provides accurate, up-to-date information for health educators and expectant mothers in low-resource settings. Developed by the publishers of Where There Is No Doctor, it provides life-saving information in clear, accessible language and an intuitive and friendly navigation — perfect for working with people with varied literacy levels.
The app is ideal for people working alongside community health workers or midwives in developing countries. Once downloaded, no internet connection is required to access this vital material.
Safe Pregnancy and Birth contains information on:
• staying healthy during pregnancy
• recognizing danger signs during pregnancy, birth, and after birth
• what to do when a danger sign arises
• when to refer a woman to emergency care
• Over 20 “how-to” step-by-step instructions
In the trademark Hesperian Health Guides’ style, the app demystifies health information, and is presented in a warm, conversational tone. For more complete reviews, please see the Spanish edition: El embarazo y el parto seguros or visit Hesperian’s website.