Giraffe Incubators (BabyLeo)

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Small but Mighty - Empowering Babies' Journey

In the NICU ( Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) this Incubators combine innovative technology with exceptional thermal performance, the Giraffe Incubator Carestation is a state-of-the-art neonatal environment that promotes natural, peaceful healing, while fostering a close bond between families and their babies-allowing them to be present for every step of the journey. Additionally, physicians have improved access to their smallest patients, giving them a better chance at providing successful treatment, the very first time around.

Promoting Neurodevelopmental Care and Growth

The Giraffe Incubator Carestation was thoughtfully designed to nurture the close connection between babies and their caregivers, allowing parents comfortable, close access to their babies and family-friendly information about their babies’ progress, while clinicians can closely care for their newborn patients. 

Family-Centered Care

Elevating base designed to accommodate standing caregivers and seated family. Pass-through drawer allows full-seated access to promote crucial parent-baby bonding. Side door panels can be removed completely for greater access. Parent-friendly away screen display.

Each unit costs $50,000 and generous donors have already stepped up to deliver 2 in 2021.  The NICU is looking for 2 more by 2023.  All funding for equipment comes from the community, not government.

All donations exceeding our fundraising goal for Giraffe Incubators will support the highest priority needs of the Grand River Kids care area.


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