Embrace Infant Warmer

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The Embrace Infant Warmer is a product conceived at Stanford Institute of Design that uses a phase-change material in a sleeping bag design to maintain a neonate's body temperature. It is product is aimed at preterm and other low-birth weight babies in developing countries where access to high tech care is poor. It costs $25, approximately 1% the cost of a traditional high-tech incubator.

The infant warmer is being marketed by Embrace, a startup nonprofit organization co-founded by Jane Chen, Linus Liang, Naganand Murty and Rahul Panicker. The product is being released in India in 2010.


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