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New Invention Promises to Prevent SIDS

New Invention Promises to Prevent SIDS

When you first bring a new baby home nothing frightens you more than the threat of Sudden Infant Syndrome (SIDS). You wake with a start, worrying that your baby might have mysteriously stopped breathing, and find yourself listening in the dark— eagerly, gratefully, for those tiny inhales and exhales.

Dad Jacob Colvin, together with a team of other students at Brigham Young University, has invented a baby monitor that promises to change all that. The Owlet, still in development, is a sock-like device that monitors your baby's heart rate and blood-oxygen levels, and that sends wireless alerts to your cell phone if something changes drastically. Justin Zsiros, a faculty advisor who helped select the Owlet for the top prize at the Student Innovator of the Year competition, describes it as an invention that could "really benefit our society—and bring some peace of mind to new parents."

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JanetteBrix JanetteBrix 3 years
Wrap the crib/bassinet/pack n play mattresses as advised on the site www.stopSIDSnow.com. The research seems incontrovertible and it only costs $40.
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