Evaluation: Baby Vida Oxygen Monitor Consumer-Marketed Baby Vital Signs Monitor

October 24, 2018 | Evaluations & Guidance

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Here's how the Baby Vida Oxygen Monitor compares with the other products we've evaluated.

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The Baby Vida Oxygen Monitor is a poor choice for the consumer user who wants to monitor a newborn's health status during sleep at home. (Such monitoring should be done only after discussion with the pediatrician.) In a clinical study performed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the monitor was unable to effectively detect significant blood oxygen desaturations. 1In addition, it relies on users to remember to turn on the Alarming function in order to be notified that either the wearer's blood oxygen saturation or pulse rate has fallen outside alarm thresholds. Most users will find this product unsatisfactory.

*Figure 1.**The Baby Vida Oxygen Monitor: foot-worn sensor and smartphone app. *

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