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Noobie: power a sensor off an I/O?

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mp3h6115ac6u is a 16psi pressure sensor rated 3.3v, 8ma, with just Vs, Vout and GND connections.


I am heading to ultra low power operation, where the sensor only needs to be activated every few days, and then only for 50ms once every 10 minutes.


So I want to be able to turn off the sensor in between measurements.


For the short term, can I just supply voltage to the sensor by turning on a IO?


I guess long term I will need to use the IO to activate a switched LDO so I can ensure I have a stable supply voltage to have calibrated results?


Very early in my learning curve!

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