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Wireless sensors for premature babies

Wireless, Soft, Flexible Sensors Show Promise in Monitoring Premature Babies

For parents, it’s heartbreaking to see their prematurely born baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with wires and sensors sticking out of their bodies, posing a barrier to parent-baby cuddling and physical bonding. During these times, babies, as much as parents, need physical and emotional bonding badly. Northwestern University researchers have now developed […]
Pacifier activated lullaby

Special Pacifier Plays Songs to help Premature Babies Develop Skills to Suck for Milk

Watching a premature newborn in intensive care is heartbreaking and at the same time a helpless experience for parents. Premature babies often have poor sucking reflex, rendering them difficult to feed. Researchers at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital created a novel device called Pacifier-Activated Lullaby (PAL) to help premature babies develop sucking skills. Read more Raybaby […]
Masimo National Neonatal CCHD Screening

World’s First Automation of National Neonatal CCHD Screening Using Masimo Technology Announced

The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health and Masimo jointly announced the implementation of an automation solution designed to streamline the process of critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) screening of newborns using Masimo SET®, the first automation of its kind worldwide. This latest phase in Saudi Arabia’s national CCHD screening program, which began in 2016 as […]
Wearables for babies

5 Wearables for Newborns that Will Keep You Stress-Free All Day and All Night...

Taking care of a newborn can sometimes be overwhelming. As adults are getting connected to techie wearables like Fitbit and Apple Watch at an increasing rate, don’t you wish your there were wearables for your baby as well? Well, there are. An increasing number of high-tech devices offered by numerous companies are making the job […]
Augmented Infant Resuscitator

Philips Develops Augmented Infant Resuscitator to Help Reduce Neonatal Asphyxiation

Philips, the Dutch multinational technology company, in collaboration with the researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda, and MIT, has developed ‘Augmented Infant Resuscitator (AIR)’ – a device for conventional neonatal bag-valve-mask (BVM) resuscitators that helps care givers to effectively resuscitate asphyxiated newborns. The AIR can be attached to […]

Wearable Technology for Women and Newborns, Family Planning and Pregnancy

Maintaining a healthy diet is crucial for maintaining optimal health throughout life. For women of childbearing age, good nutrition is important for preparing the body during pregnancy. During pregnancy, the mother’s health is very important for the baby’s development. Therefore, the mother needs to make sure she eats healthful food, stay fit and safe. There […]