20% of pregnant women 'rely on internet' for antenatal information
Nearly 20% of pregnant women use the internet as their primary source of antenatal information, according to a study by the University of Cartuja in Spain.
Researchers surveyed 114 women attending antenatal classes.
Around 95% had used the internet to find information during pregnancy, and 19% said it was their primary source of information on pregnancy topics.
The authors said: “midwives should keep up to date and give their patients links to high-quality sites.”
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