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Mother knows best: Re-making the Embrace baby warmer for moms

Mother knows best: Re-making the Embrace baby warmer for moms

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When Jane Chen and her team arrived in India five years ago, it was with a bold idea. They wanted to develop a simple, affordable solution to a terrible problem: infant mortality. They went to the right place. According to a recent Child Mortality report, produced by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation, []

5 designers working hard to save babies’ lives

5 designers working hard to save babies’ lives

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Designer Timothy Prestero loves a flashy concept car. But he would much rather create objects that will actually be of use to real people. In an illuminating talk given at TEDxBoston, Timothy describes how he became interested in the problem of neonatal mortality upon hearing that 4 million babies die within 28 days of birth, []