In Indonesia, the USAID-funded SMSBunda program provides timely health messages via text for pregnant women to help ensure a safe birth. Read how one Indonesian woman averted complications from hypertension.
Jakarta, Indonesia—Restiani was just 28 weeks pregnant when she went into labor. Her husband, Martudilah, drove her by motorbike on the 30-minute journey to their public hospital where she gave birth to a premature, underweight boy, Edgar. Hamriani was much further along—38 weeks. She awoke one night with a throbbing headache and realized she was