April 2nd, 2012
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Alexandra Holloway's Prepared Partner is an online game illustrating how to support a mother through childbirth.
By Ken Burson
Doulas are people with experience at births. They offer their services coaching and waiting on mothers to make the birth process easier. It can really make a difference, but not everyone can afford this help. KUSP’s Ken Burson reports on a UCSC student’s project to make some of what doulas do available in a smart phone app.
Alexandra Holloway’s online Prepared Partner game
Virtual Labor – simple natural birth game online
UCSC’s Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society profile of Alexandra Holloway
Natural childbirth groups:
Santa Cruz Birth Network
Monterey County Birth Network
babble.com lists birth-related apps