Title of script : Script for Pre-Natal Health Care (Digital Divide)
Author : Avnish Kumar, IIT-B, Summer Intern 2013
Video: Spoken Tutorial Team, IIT Bombay
Keywords: Check up during pregnancy, Importance of Sonography
Notes to spoken tutorial developer:
|Create a background scene – a small house (inside and outside), a bathroom with its door open|
| Create characters of
A lady -Anita (25-30 years old & pregnant woman),
Anita's husband (25-30 years adult male) &
A lady-doctor (30 years old)
| Objects to be created –
|Images to be used (with proper numbering) should be given to the creators/animators before video production|
| Opening scene:
Outside area of a small hospital
| Show a small corridor and a doctor's room door
|Couple is in the doctor's room|
|Show doctor's face smiling and talking||Doctor's Voice : “Congratulations. Please be seated.”|
|Show the couple seated.|
|Doctor speaking||The Doctor's Voice: “Anita, when was your last appointment?”|
|Anita speaking||Anita's Voice: “It was around 2 months back. Now, I am into my 4th month of pregnancy.”|
|Doctor Speaking||Doctor's Voice : “Regular checkups are necessary in cases of pregnancy.”|
|Doctor Speaking|| Doctor's Voice : “Check-ups during pregnancy is a preventive care towards potential health problems.
|Show calendar – mark 3 months, 6 months|| Doctor's Voice : “Frequency of check-ups should be every 3 months.
And it should be weekly in the last month of pregnancy.”
| The doctor points to a chart on the wall which has information on nutrition and speaks. (2 secs)
Zoom in on the chart.
Show chart which is on slide 3 of PPT.
| Doctor's Voice: “ Check-ups provide information about
|Anita speaks.|| Anita's Voice : “It is my first time and I am new to all this.
|Spoken Tutorial and Digital divide||Welcome to the spoken tutorial on prenatal health care.|
|Spoken Tutorial and Digital divide||Here, we will talk about health care for an expectant mother during pregnancy.|
| Doctor nods and speaks
Refer to slide 5 of the PPT.
| Doctor's Voice : “First and foremost is the health of the mother.
|Show the flow of blood in the womb of the mother through the placenta|| Doctor's Voice : “During pregnancy, the need for blood in your body increases.
| Image of iron-rich foods.
|| Doctor's Voice : Hence you should take iron rich foods such as
| Image of Caesarian birth –
Refer to slide 6 of PPT
| Doctor's Voice : “Caesarian delivery has many risks like
|Doctor speaking|| Doctor's Voice : “Pregnant women must try to have a normal delivery.
| Image of simple exercises
Refer to slide 7 of PPT
| Doctor's Voice : “Exercise well as this is important to boost your energy level.
|Anita's husband speaking. Point to the Sonography machine in the background scene||Anita's husband's Voice (asking the doctor) : “What does this machine do?”|
| Image of Doctor standing next to the machine and speaking.
Refer to slide 4 of the PPT
| Doctor's Voice : “This is a Sonography Machine.
|Same image as above with Doctor speaking||Doctor's Voice : “Anita, please lie down so that I can demonstrate the importance of sonography.”|
| Image of doctor performing sonography.
|| Doctor's Voice: “Sonography is performed usually at 20 weeks of pregnancy.
|Same image as above with Doctor speaking|| Doctor's Voice : “This helps detect serious problems like low birth weight of baby.
|Image of Anita on the bed and Doctor standing next to her speaking||Doctor finally summarizes : “For proper health care during pregnancy the following are important - ”|
| 1.Image of Checkup
2. Image of Sonography
3. Image of iron-tablets and vegetables, eggs etc
4. Image of Child birth
5. Image of exercise
| 1.Regular Check ups
2. Importance Of Sonography
3. Iron Deficiency prevention & Good nutrition
4. Information on Caesarian Birth
5. Importance of Exercise
|Anita & her husband listen carefully to the Doctor||Anita & her husband together say: “Thank you doctor, for giving a lot of information. We promise to follow your instructions.”|
| Text on-screen
“6 months Later”
|6 months later|
|Anita and her husband in the doctor's room, along with their new born baby|
| Image of a healthy baby
(of ~1 month old) and happy mother (Anita)
| The Doctor's Voice: “I am so proud of you both for taking good care during pregnancy.
|End|| This brings us to the end of this tutorial. Remember, to take good care and to eat nutritious food during pregnancy.
|Spoken Tutorial video|| Watch the video available at the following link.
It summaries the Spoken Tutorial project.
|Spoken Tutorial Workshops|| The Spoken Tutorial project team
|Acknowledgment|| Spoken Tutorial Project is a part of the Talk to a Teacher project.
ICT, MHRD, Government of India.
|About the contributors|| The video for this tutorial has been contributed by Saurabh Gadgil and Arthi.
And this is Dhanasree from IIT Bombay, signing off.