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Gaming with the god of death, the baby was rescued by the baby pulse oximeter 12 hours after birth

Updated: Apr 26, 2021

Every child is the best gift from God, the fruit of a parent's love and an angel who lands on earth.

However, just as the novice parents ushered in the newborn baby who had fallen to the ground before they had time to savor the joy of this new life, the little life began a tug of war against the god of death.

As we all know, newborns are fragile and delicate, with incomplete immune and digestive systems.

During the first 12 months of life, they are often susceptible to hypoxia, especially in premature babies, who can suffer from hypoxia simply by sleeping on their backs.

The most important thing is that the more severe the hypoxia and the longer the symptoms last, the more likely it is to lead to sequelae.

In a hospital in Lyon, a mother found his baby without any movement or sound after 12h of birth. The baby's complexion was a disturbing brown color.

After coming to the hospital, they were finally told that the baby was suffering from neonatal asphyxia and had to be admitted for resuscitation.

Seven days later, the baby was treated and released from the hospital but doctors asked them to monitor the baby's blood oxygen levels in real-time for the next month.

Although artificial oxygen has been applied clinically and has become a common medical operation to save the lives of infants, the concentration of oxygen and the timing of oxygen administration are critical and failure to monitor the concentration in a timely manner is likely to lead to retinopathy lesions, developmental disorders and other sequelae.

Artificial hypothermia is now also used to reduce disability and mortality in hypoxic neonates, i.e. the artificial lowering of the infant's head or body temperature, which may last for hours or days, but requires long-term monitoring of the infant's blood oxygen levels after treatment is completed.

Baby Pulse Oximeter

How do you use a oximeter on a baby
How do you use a oximeter on a baby

Do I need a pulse oximeter for babies?

There are many types of oximeters on the market: fingertip oxygen monitor, ring oxygen monitor and so on.

But for active babies, it is difficult to ensure accurate monitoring at all times. Using an adult oximeter is not only easy to dislodge, but can also produce false alarms.

This is why babies need an infant pulse oximeter.

Getting stable readings over a long period of time was the first problem that the infant pulse oximeter had to solve.

Since its inception in 2013, Viatom has been committed to delivering better wearable medical solutions to the world.

At present we are working with the sleep lab of Oxford to analyze advanced algorithms and improve analysis reports in APP.

Viatom specializes in the development of technology for all key body indicators such as blood oxygen, blood pressure and electrocardiography.

In the field of oximetry, we provide oximetry solutions for all ages, offering different types of oximeters such as fingertip, wrist and ring.

Viatom's infant oximeters, BabyO2 are more attuned to the baby's habits and parents no longer need to stare at the data all night without being able to sleep.

Parents don't have to worry about their baby's blood oxygen levels even when they are not in the same room.

Whenever the night comes, BabyO2 is the parent's eyes and has greater insight and faster response.

The correct way to wear an infant oximeter
The correct way to wear an infant oximeter

BabyO2 has a special footwear design to ensure stable data reception.

The gentle knitted fabric is not only comfortable but also safe and does not insulate the skin from the air, thus providing maximum protection for the baby's delicate skin.

Viatom's infant pulse oximeter is also available in two wrap lengths to suit the needs of different age groups.

The strap-on design allows for a high degree of accuracy over a wide range of blood oxygen saturation monitoring, which can effectively improve the accuracy of measurements in the event of movement.

What is reasonable blood oxygen reading for an infant?

Different alarm values need to be set for different conditions of infants.