The Wearable Tech That Could Save Babies' Lives in India
The latest wearable technology in the global market isn’t another variation of the Fitbit. Instead, a startup in Bangalore, India, has developed a baby bracelet with the aim of saving lives by tackling hypothermia, a serious health problem across the country.

Currently, 1 in 3 Indian babies is born dangerously underweight. That means every year, an estimated 8 million babies are born weighing less than 2.5 kilograms (5.5 pounds). Research indicates that up to 92 percent of all newborns across the country are at risk of hypothermia, an illness where the body temperature plummets below 36.5 degrees Celsius; it’s particularly common among underweight babies. Babies with hypothermia face increased risk of infections, hypoglycemia, pneumonia, and even death.

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