It is essential to provide immediate care to a baby born before 37 weeks and knowing precisely the gestational age helps to define medical procedures. Equipment developed by the Federal University of Minas Gerais calculates the baby’s age with 94% accuracy. The information is defined by the maturity of the skin, intensified by means of the sensor, positioned on the baby’s foot, combined with the weight. The device can mainly benefit children of vulnerable women.

Newspaper: TV Cultura
Date: 03/11/2022
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