Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2015

ISSN Print :  0975-4393

ISSN Online :  2349-2988


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Usage of Smartphone Apps by Women on Their Maternal Life



Address:   R. Jayaseelan1, Dr. C. Pichandy2, D. Rushandramani3,
1Research Scholar, Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
2Head, Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
3Research Scholar, Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2988.2015.00022.4

ABSTRACT:
Mobile phone usage has proliferated in recent years. Few places worldwide people are enjoying speedy utilization mobile phone. Women appear to be taking the lead when it comes to smart phone technology phone use when compared with men. Mobile phones apps make participation possible for women to access the health care they need, including family planning, birth, child care, and survival. This article begins to address the usage of smart phone apps and its role in the everyday life of the pregnant women and young mothers. The overall result of the study reveals that the women in the middle class and lower middle class families use smart phone and its applications more frequently during their pregnancy period for various reasons when comparing to the women in the upper middle class and higher income women.
KEYWORDS:
E-Health, Pregnancy, New Media, Mobile-Applications, Smart Phones
Cite:
R. Jayaseelan, C. Pichandy, D. Rushandramani. Usage of Smartphone Apps by Women on Their Maternal Life. Research J. Science and Tech. 7(3):July- Sept. 2015; Page 158-164.
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