Logansport Memorial Hospital’s Connect2Care Program is here to support you with the prenatal care you need so that you and your baby can have the healthy pregnancy and safe delivery that you deserve.
After your newborn is here, we’ll continue to provide postpartum support through the first year of your baby’s life so that you both stay healthy and well.
Meet your Connect2Care team
Kim Flora, 10 years of experience: (574) 702-8984
As a labor and delivery nurse, Kim assists with making referrals to necessary support services that you need in pregnancy.
Angie Soupley, 9 years experience: (574) 727-0509
As a labor and delivery nurse, Angie Soupley is here to answer your questions and provide additional resources or services you may need.
Breastfeeding can be overwhelming, time-consuming, and stressful. As experienced lactation consultants, Amanda Zarse and Lora Adams are committed to getting you the support you need when you need it during your baby’s first year.
Count on us when you have questions or issues arise, and connect with other local new moms who are also breastfeeding using our private Facebook group. Call (574) 753-1705 to make an appointment with Amanda or Lora.
About the Connect2Care program
Logansport Memorial Hospital’s Connect2Care program provides personalized services to women during their pregnancy and after childbirth.
When you sign up, you will be paired with a registered nurse who can provide you with support, advice, and other information and resources to help you thrive during your pregnancy—and so you can be a great parent to a healthy newborn!
Who we serve
It doesn’t matter how old you are, how far along you are, if you just had your baby at another hospital, or if you are only planning to get pregnant. Our program is for women who:
- Live in Cass, Miami, Fulton, Carroll, White, and surrounding counties in north-central Indiana
- Have any income level
- Are first-time moms or having their first, second, or third+ child
What services are included?
Every year in Indiana, about 600 babies die before their first birthday, but some of these tragedies can be prevented with proper care. Women who are part of the Connect2Care Program will receive:
- Regular checkups with a board-certified OB/GYN to make sure your baby is growing well and watch for any potential problems
- Monthly telehealth or home visits with a registered nurse
- during your pregnancy for the education you need
- after your baby is here and through your baby’s first year of life to make sure you have what you need (including breastfeeding and lactation support) and that your baby is growing well
- Assistance with finding and connecting to community resources you need, such as WIC and SNAP, before, during, and after pregnancy
- Education classes on various health topics, including breastfeeding resources and support
- A guided tour of Logansport Memorial’s Family Birth Center
Additional services and education (as needed)
- Diabetes support and education
- Smoking cessation resources
- Counseling and support for your mental health
- Housing needs
- Bereavement support
- Dedicated interpreter (Spanish)
Before and during pregnancy
You can schedule additional check-ins with your nurse navigator via video chat or phone call. One-on-one, in person meetings can be scheduled in your home or in a public meeting space. Ask questions anytime, and get the answers you need between appointments. That’s why we’re here.
Things to do during pregnancy:
- Meet your nurse navigator, Kim Flora
- Schedule regular checkups with your OB/GYN
- Go over which resources you need and find out what’s available
- Create and review your personalized pregnancy care plan
- Take a guided tour of the Family Birth Center
- Get answers to any questions, anytime (call or text Kim Flora)
During your baby’s first year
It’s completely normal to feel a little anxious about what will happen during your baby’s first year.
After you bring your new little one home, we’ll be here for you—whether you had your baby at our Family Birth Center, just moved to the area, or delivered your bundle of joy at another hospital. You aren’t alone on this journey. Let us help you navigate what comes next.
Your new baby is here, and life is a lot busier now—but even if your new little one is the center of your world, you shouldn’t put yourself at the bottom of your to-do list. Babies need happy and healthy moms. Your body goes through many changes when it heals from childbirth, and this transitional period can be full of stress and anxiety.
How we can help after delivery:
- Meet your nurse navigator, Angie Soupley
- Get tips for adjusting to life with your baby
- Learn about managing postpartum depression
- Get breastfeeding support, including one-on-one education with a lactation consultant
- Arrange a safe sleep check
- Test your smoke alarms
- Get answers to any questions, anytime (call or text Angie Soupley)
Your baby’s health
Give your baby a healthy start to life with regular medical checkups. On each visit during your baby’s first year, their pediatrician will check them from head-to-toe to:
- Chart their growth
- Make sure they’re meeting developmental milestones
- Provide vaccinations to make your child immune to certain diseases
- Answer questions
Find a pediatrician for your baby
Feeding your newborn
Is your baby eating enough? Have trouble getting your newborn to latch? Wondering what you need to know to prepare formula safely? Babies don’t come with instruction manuals. You get a lot of information that doesn’t always give you all the answers you need for taking care of your baby.
Our experts are here to fill in the gaps, provide advice, and answer unique feeding questions when they come up during the different growth stages of your baby’s first year. Call (574) 753-1705 to schedule an appointment. If one of our lactation consultants cannot answer your phone call right away, please leave a voicemail. All messages will be returned as soon as possible, usually within 48 hours.
Download our Lactation Services brochure
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Creating a safe environment
The Connect2Care Program includes resources to help you create a safer home for your baby. Some of the topics covered during education sessions or home visits with our nurse navigator include:
- Cribs and sleep safety
- Bathtubs and water safety
- Poison-proofing your home
- Using safety gates
Download the home safety checklist
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