Embrace Infant Warmer


This is a portable infant warmer.

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The Embrace Warmer is an easy-to-use, portable warmer for hypothermic infants in low-resource settings. It is designed to be used anywhere and does not need continuous power. Embrace has been adopted by doctors, nurses and new mothers for use in NICU, maternity ward and transport.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

East and West Africa and India. Pilots are underway for Afghanistan, China, Guatemala, Mexico, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda and Zambia.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The Embrace infant warmer costs approximately $200. The components of the warmer—the AccuTemp heater, WarmPak warming pad, and BabyWrap insulated wrap – are included in this cost.

Less than 1% of the cost of a standard incubator

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Commercially available incubators, radiant warmers, hot water bottles, thermocool boxes, light bulbs

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: to improve and promote good health.

Preventable and treatable complications related to premature and low birth weight, including hypothermia.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Embrace is designed for use by clinically trained caregivers as an infant warmer in the clinic, or during transport.

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