Updated on June 8, 2024


Created on August 28, 2017

Mobile Obstetrics Monitoring (MOM)

Philips Mobile Obstetrics Monitoring (MOM) is a software solution that allows community healthcare workers to enhance maternal care in community settings

Developed By
  1. Philips
Content Partners


Product Description

Philips Mobile Obstetrics Monitoring (MOM) is a software solution that allows community healthcare workers to perform antenatal risk stratification, receive diagnostic assistance, and assess a patient’s progress via a mobile device to enhance maternal care in community settings.

Target SDGs

SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Community, Public Sector Agencies, NGOs

Distributors / Implementing Organizations


Manufacturing/Building Method

Software development

Intellectural Property Type


User Provision Model

Direct from manufacturer.

Distributions to Date Status


Telecommunication service required

Mobile telecommunication network required for the service to work properly.

Level of connection service needed

Minimum 2G connectivity required.

Additional features required


Device(s) required

End-users require smart-phone to access service’s app. For data storage a site is required in order to deploy and operate a web server.

Permanent network connectivity required (Y/N)

End-users with mobile phone require ocasional network connection to upload and consult information. Web-server requires permanent network connection.

Two way communication (Y/N)


Usage rate (%)


Literacy support (Y/N)


Languages available


Operating system and version


Power requirements

End-users with mobile phone require ocasional power supply. Web-server requires permanent power supply.

eHealth application

Data collection & analytics.

Design Specifications

The MOM service features two mobile phone apps. The first app allows midwives to collect vital measurement data such as weight, blood pressure and temperature, and sync it to the MOM web portal. The second lets doctors track this data and review a woman’s pregnancy condition. Specialists at regional primary care centers can also access the data via a MOM web portal to monitor women’s conditions and assess high-risk pregnancies via a dashboard interface.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Users can contact Philips for further information and technical support.

Replacement Components




Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

MoM enables end users can review and manage each obstetric case which facilitates timely referral of the patient to an appropriate healthcare center for further management if needed.

Vetted Performance Status




Complementary Technical Systems


Academic Research and References

Priyanka Bhat, Akshar Joshi, Tanmay S Bhat, Prof. Rajesh N V. Analysis and Study of IoT based e-health models and APIs. International Journal of Innovations & Advancement in Computer Science, IJIACS, ISSN 2347 – 8616, Volume 7, Issue 4, April 2018

Mark Schultz, Stephen Ezell, and David Lund. How Innovators Are Solving Global Health Challenges. Innovate4Health

N.d. Philips.Com. Accessed June 8, 2024. https://images.philips.com/is/content/PhilipsConsumer/Campaigns/HC20140401_DG/Documents/452299115391_MOM_Brochure_HR.pdf

“Philips – Indonesia.” n.d. Philips. Accessed June 8, 2024. https://www.philips.co.id/

“Inicio.” n.d. Tulasalud.Org. Accessed June 8, 2024. https://www.tulasalud.org/

“Goal 3.” n.d. Sdgs.Un.Org. Accessed June 7, 2024. https://sdgs.un.org/goals/goal3

Schultz, Editors: Mark, Stephen Ezell, and David Lund. n.d. “How Innovators Are Solving Global Health Challenges.” Itif.Org. Accessed June 8, 2024. https://www2.itif.org/2018-innovate-4-health-case-studies.pdf

Compliance with regulations

Specific policies on privacy and health information need to be addressed in each country.

Evaluation methods

Field Trials

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