Useful resources

We’re aiming to use this site to create an up-to-date repository of papers, books and articles related to motherhood and HCI. If you think something is missing, the please let Madeline know and she’ll do her best to add it – madeline.balaam [at] ncl.ac.uk

Apple, R. D. (1995). Constructing Mothers: Scientific Motherhood in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Social History of Medicine : The Journal Of The Society For The Social History Of Medicine / SSHM, 8(2), 161–78.

Awotwi, J. E. (2012). ICT-Enabled Delivery of Maternal Health Services. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance – ICEGOV  ’12 (Pp. 369 – 378). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. Doi:10.1145/2463728.2463798

Balaam, M., Robertson, J., Fitzpatrick, G., Say, R., Hayes, G., Mazmanian, M., & Parmar, B. (2013). Motherhood and HCI. CHI  ’13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI EA ’13 (Pp. 3215 – 3218). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. Doi:10.1145/2468356.2479650

Barclay, L., Cm, R. N., & Med, B. A. (1997). Becoming a Mother — An Analysis of Women’s  Experience of Early Motherhood. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 25, 719–728.

Dantec, C. A. Le, Farrell, R. G., Christensen, J. E., Bailey, M., Ellis, J. B., Kellogg, W. A., & Edwards, W. K. (2011). Publics In Practice : Ubiquitous Computing at a Shelter for Homeless Mothers. CHI  ’11 Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Pp. 1687–1696). New York, USA: ACM Press.

Davis-Floyd, R. (1994). The Technocratic Body: American Childbirth as Cultural Expression. Social Science and Medicine, 38(8), 1125 – 1140.

De Choudhury, M., Counts, S., & Horvitz, E. (2013). Predicting Postpartum Changes in Emotion and Behavior via Social Media. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI  ’13, 3267 – 3276. Doi:10.1145/2470654.2466447

Edwards, R. A, Bickmore, T., Jenkins, L., Foley, M., & Manjourides, J. (2013). Use of an Interactive Computer Agent to Support Breastfeeding. Maternal and Child Health Journal. Doi:10.1007/S10995-013-1222-0

Enquist, H., & Tollmar, K. (2008). The Memory Stone – A Personal ICT Device in Health Care. Nordichi  ’08 Proceedings of the 5th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Pp. 103–112). New York, NY: ACM Press.

Gibson, L., & Hanson, V. (2013). Digital Motherhood: How Does Technology Help New Mothers? Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI ’13 (Pp. 313–322). Paris, France.: ACM Press.

Graham, H., & Mcdermott, E. (2005). Qualitative Research and the Evidence Base of Policy: Insights From Studies of Teenage Mothers in the UK. Journal of Social Policy, 35(01), 21.

Holloway, A., Rubin, Z., & Kurniawan, S. (2012). What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Childbirth And Childbirth Support. Proceedings of the First Workshop on Design Patterns in Games – DPG  ’12 (Pp. 1–8). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. Doi:10.1145/2427116.2427120

Hui, M., & Ly, C. (2012). Mammibelli : Sharing Baby Activity Levels Between Expectant Mothers and their Intimate Social Groups. CHI EA  ’12 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Annual Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Pp. 1649–1654). New York, NY: ACM Press.

Jomhari, N., Gonzalez, V., & Kurniawan, S. (2008). Telling My Baby’s Stories: Family Communication and Narrative Practices of Young Mothers Living Abroad. Proc. OzCHI 2008, 311–314.

Kientz, J. A., Arriaga, R. I., & Abowd, G. D. (2009). Baby Steps : Evaluation Of A System To Support Record- Keeping For Parents Of Young Children. CHI  ’09 Proceedings Of The 27th International Conference On Human Factors In Computing Systems (Pp. 1713–1722). New York, NY: ACM Press.

Kirk, S., Glendinning, C., & Callery, P. (2005). Parent Or Nurse ? The Experience Of Being The Parent Of A Technology-Dependent Child. Issues And Innovations In Nursing Practice, 456 – 464.

Letherby, G. (1999). Other Than Mother And Mothers As Others: The Experience of Motherhood and Non-Motherhood in Relation to “Infertility” And “Involuntary Childlessness”. Women’s Studies Internation Forum, 22(3), 359–372.

Madge, C., & O’Connor, H. (2005). Mothers In The Making? Exploring Liminality In Cyber/Space. Transactions Of The Institute Of British Geographers, 30(1), 83–97. Doi:10.1111/J.1475-5661.2005.00153.X

Thomas, J., Rankin, Y., Tuta, M., & Mibuari, E. (2011). Supporting Greater Access to Pre- and Post-Natal Information and Services for Women In Rural Kenya. CHI EA  ’11Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Pp. 2353–2358). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. Doi:10.1145/1979742.1979940

Uy-Tioco, C. (2007). Overseas Filipino Workers and Text Messaging: Reinventing Transnational Mothering. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 21(2), 253–265. Doi:10.1080/10304310701269081

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