Mama Aroha breastfeeding basics app

A New Zealand app providing information about breastfeeding.

Mama Aroha app By dmc applications
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Country of origin  New Zealand
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Security and privacy Does the app:
  • collect medical information? No
  • require a login? No
  • have password protection? No
  • have a privacy policy? Not apparent
  • require internet access? No (but some links available from the app will need internet)
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Cost Free

What does the app do?

The Mama Aroha app provides information about many aspects of breastfeeding. It includes information on the importance of breastfeeding, support for breastfeeding skin to skin, supply and demand feeding, what to expect, feeding cues, latching and positioning, hand expressing and milk storage.

The app is New Zealand based and connects visuals and kupu Māori to provide a more visually informative resource that is easier to understand.

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✔ Beautifully presented. Easy to follow.

✔ Enables you to press play so information is read out. You can record yourself reading and then play back.

✘ Only available in English.

Review details

Date of review: September 2021
Platform reviewed: Apple
Version: 1.0.1

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Credits: Health Navigator Editorial Team. Reviewed By: Dr Judy Ormandy, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Capital & Coast District Health Board Last reviewed: 21 Sep 2021