For pregnant women, it’s important to maintain regular appointments with a health care provider. If you live in rural Northeastern New Mexico, making it to regular appointments can involve a substantial amount of travel. Regular commutes to appointments require time, can be dangerous, and cost extra money for fuel and food.
To help reduce the amount of travel that pregnant women in rural areas need to do in order to visit their providers, ROAMS has made Home Telehealth equipment easily available in Northeastern New Mexico. Home Telehealth Kits are available at no cost for pregnant women in Taos, Colfax, Union, Mora and Harding Counties. These kits include: a Tablet, Scale, Blood Pressure Cuff, Glucose Monitor, Pulse Oximeter, and Fetal Heart Monitor. You can use the Home Telehealth Kit for self monitoring and to have Telehealth appointments from the comfort of your home with your OB Practitioner.
Educational Pathways that text video and educational links to your phone over time are also available at no cost for: Normal Pregnancy, Postpartum, Diabetic Pregnancy, and High Blood Pressure Pregnancy.
If you are interested in learning more about home telehealth kits for pregnant women in your area, contact one of our Family Navigators.