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Anticipatory Guidance for Pregnant Women for Healthy Use of Mobile Phone

Manoj Kumar Sharma, R Senthil Amudhan, Sidharth Arya, Nitin Anand, Priya Singh

Keywords : Anticipatory guidance, Digital, Pregnant, Women

Citation Information : Sharma MK, Amudhan RS, Arya S, Anand N, Singh P. Anticipatory Guidance for Pregnant Women for Healthy Use of Mobile Phone. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2024; 16 (1):63-64.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-2319

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 18-01-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Abstract

Pregnant women use digital media to maintain contact with professionals, for having entertainment, and to get emotional support. These factors contribute to excessive use of mobile phone use. There is no conclusive evidence for impact of digital gadgets on pregnancy and child birth. In the absence of guidelines for this group, successful integration of anticipatory guidance into the routine antenatal and postnatal care for healthy use of technology during pregnancy is crucial for strengthening both maternal and child health, especially in the current digital context.


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