Circus Babies: The Past, Present, and Future of the Neonatal Incubator

2020-11-27T16:02:24-08:00 November 12th, 2020|Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Health & Medicine, History & Society, Issue I, Volume XX|

Abstract  The introduction and mainstream development of infant incubators has significantly  impacted the life expectancy of babies that are born as early as 24 weeks into a pregnancy [1]. Despite the high infant mortality rate in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, many medical professionals were hesitant to adopt incubator technology until Martin Couney, [...]