Teheca Prepared Mama Bag
This kit contains the necessary supplies for a safe birth.
The Teheca Prepared Mama Bag is a safe birth kit that has the required items for a safe and clean delivery. Mothers can purchase the birth kit and bring to the hospital.
~17.50 USD (65,000 UGX) converted May 2019
Goal 3: Good health and well-being
The kit is put together by Teheca Limited, a company based in Uganda.
There are no IP claims on the product.
WHO specified guideline: clean hands, clean perineum, clean delivery surface, clean cord cutting and tying instruments, and clean cutting surface
The kit is packaged in a locally made bag and includes:
- Cotton wool
- Surgical blade
- Cord ties
- Surgical gloves
- 2 plastic sheets
The Prepared Mama Plus can be purchased for 27 USD and contains additional components, including: gauze, normal Saline water, a cotton towel, an extra pairs of gloves, a pack of diapers, and baby receivers.
Most of the products in the kit can only be used once, as they are disposable. The multipurpose bag can be used as a light baby bag after delivery.
The company aims to increase uptake of postnatal care services through their products and services.
This kit is designed to increase safety and cleanliness during delivery. However the kit is not designed to replace a doctor or midwife’s care. Mothers should still seek medical assistance for delivery.
Prepared Mama Plus
There is no academic research on the Teheca kit at this time.
The International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics has the following article on safe birth kits:
Gerein, N., Mayhew, S., Lubben, M., 2003, A Framework for a New Approach to Antenatal Care, International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 80(2), pp. 175–182.
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