Every year, three million premature babies die in their first month of life because they lack the body fat they need to keep warm. In industrialized nations, these infants are routinely placed in incubators, but in impoverished countries, the $20,000 price tag for one of these machines is often unaffordable. The members of the company Embrace first met in a Stanford design class that challenged them to create a medical device that costs a fraction of that. After a few research trips to Nepal and India, they came up with a working prototype.
Infant Warmer Created To Save Lives In Developing Countries
Hear the story of why it was created.
How The Embrace Infant Warmer Helps
Find out why this device was sorely needed.
One Mother's Story Of The Embrace Infant Warmer
It saved her daughter's life.
Written by Curiosity Staff October 26, 2016
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