You are the key player in making your time in the Connected MOM program a success. Here are three simple ways for you to benefit most from our program:
Weigh yourself each morning
Over the course of your pregnancy, it’s expected that your weight will change. To ensure you are on the right track and maintaining a healthy weight for you and your baby, your obstetrician needs up-to-date information. When you step on the scale each morning and send in your weight, you are helping your care team monitor your progress and keep you healthy.
Check your MyOchsner account regularly and enable notifications
MyOchsner is our online patient portal and how your physician and nurses will communicate with you. During and after your pregnancy, you will continue to receive helpful information for your care through MyOchsner.
Take your blood pressure three times each week
Blood pressure is a good indicator of prenatal health. By taking your blood pressure at home and sending the readings to us three times a week, your care team will be able to closely monitor any changes and alert you of abnormal readings or necessary steps without requiring you to make an additional appointment.