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A New Medical App For Doctors And Pregnant Patients
and infancy care. The iPhone app provides primarily the necessary educational materials to both doctors and patients and it
allows the patients to be involved in the quality assurance of their own medical care.
As an educational tool, iFetal+2 provides necessary educational information to pregnant couple and first time parents including
weekly tracking of fetal development, description of pregnancy tests and procedures, standard guidelines (e.g. breast-feeding,
complementary foods, vaccinations)
iFetal+2 helps doctors to ensure the pregnancy tests, vaccinations, antenatal and well-child appointments are arranged within
the recommended time frames. Doctors can benefit from rapid access to fetal measurements and standard growth charts.
As a quality assurance tool, iFetal+2 helps patients to check if the appointments for blood tests or ultrasound scans are arranged
within the recommended time frames. In addition, iFetal+2 provides a self-screening tool for postpartum depression test in which
the test is taken by the patient and the result can be emailed directly from the app to the doctor.
iFetal+2 is the latest iOS app that provides educational materials for pregnancy and infancy, enforces standards of medical
practice, facilitates the process of quality assurance, and bridges the gap between patients and doctors.