What Were We Thinking! app

An app for parents to adjust to the first six months of life with a baby.

What Were We Thinking!  By The Jean Hailes Foundation
Features
  • Education and information
  • Videos
  • Reminders and tips
  • Journal 
  • Support 

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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? No
  • require internet access? Yes
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What does the app do?

What Were We Thinking! app is a parenting app to help parents adjust to the first six months of life with a baby. The app has strategies for sleep and settling, ways to manage crying, establishing a feed-play-sleep routine, communicating your needs, teamwork and sharing the workload and strengthening partner relationships.

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Review details

Date of review: August 2020
Platform reviewed: Android
Version: 1.0
Download size: 126 MB
Updated: 16 July 2019 

References

  1. Fisher J, Rowe H, et al. A gender-informed, psychoeducational program for couples to prevent postnatal common mental disorders among primiparous women: cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2016;6. 
  2. Rowe H, Wynter K, Burns J, Fisher J. A complex postnatal mental health intervention: Australian translational formative evaluation. Health Promotion International; 2017; 32:610–623.  
  3. Rowe, H., & Fisher, J. (2010). Development of a universal psycho-educational intervention to prevent common postpartum mental disorders in primiparous women: a multiple method approach BMC Public Health, 10, 499. 
  4. Fisher, J., Wynter, K., & Rowe, H. (2010). Innovative psycho-educational program to prevent common postpartum mental disorders in primiparous women: a before and after controlled study. BMC Public Health, 10, 432. 
  5. Fisher J, Rowe H, Hiscock H, Jordan B, Bayer J, Colahan A, Amery V (2011): Understanding and Responding to Unsettled Infant Behaviour: A Discussion Paper for the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)

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