We don't provide good medical care, especially for women of color (Yasmin, 2021, p. 73):
"Drug overdose was the second-leading cause of maternal death in Texas in 2011 and 2012" (Yasmin, 2021, p. 73).
Apps rarely provide reliable information, and are more focused on marketing to their users than improving outcomes (Jankowicz, 2022).
Over 50% of pregnant women use pregnancy apps, but Frid et al. (2021) found that of 29 evaluated pregnancy apps, 18 did not include information on all stages of pregnancy, or did not contain "all four desired components of pregnancy apps: health promotion/patient education, communication, health tracking, and notifications and reminders." Only 8 cited literature.