What is it about?

Mobile applications are widely used to treat postpartum depression, but combining this with readings from the Holy Quran is uncommon. This paper examines if mobile applications combined with Holy Quran recitations can improve self-esteem and reduce anxiety and postpartum depression symptoms.

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Why is it important?

Our finding shows that combining mobile applications and the Holy Quran (Surah Maryam) recitation reduces depressive symptoms in postpartum women.


I hope this article adds to the references on preventing postpartum depression, especially for Muslims.

Lutfatul Latifah
Universitas Jenderal Soedirman

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This page is a summary of: Postpartum depression: combining a mobile application with recititations from the Holy Quran in Indonesia, British Journal of Midwifery, February 2024, Mark Allen Group,
DOI: 10.12968/bjom.2024.32.2.66.
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