Do Owlets Save Lives?

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Has the Owlet saved any lives?

Amy Bongard, a mother of four, is certain the Owlet has saved her newborn's life. Her youngest son, Grayson, was born three weeks early and one day when he had just finished breast-feeding, she looked down and noticed that he wasn't breathing. Grayson Bongard's mother says the Owlet has been a lifesaver.

Do owlets really work?

Continued. The Owlet device did detect low oxygen levels in all 12 patients who had their blood oxygen drop below normal, researchers said. Overall, the Owlet detected low oxygen levels accurately nearly 89 percent of the time.

Do owlets help with SIDS?

It found that the Owlet Smart Sock 2 detected hypoxemia but performed inconsistently. And the Baby Vida never detected hypoxemia, and also displayed falsely low pulse rates. "There is no evidence that these monitors are useful in the reduction of SIDS in healthy infants," says Dr. Robinson.

Can Snuza prevent SIDS?

It must be noted that Snuza is not claiming to prevent SIDS. There are certain conditions that are not survivable if your baby stops breathing. For example, heart failure will result in cessation of breathing but may not be survivable despite early intervention (a resuscitation attempt).

Q: How long should baby wear the Owlet for? A: The sock is designed to be worn up to 1 year, however many parents continue to use the Owlet up until 18 months or so.

It must be noted that Snuza is not claiming to prevent SIDS. There are certain conditions that are not survivable if your baby stops breathing. For example, heart failure will result in cessation of breathing but may not be survivable despite early intervention (a resuscitation attempt).

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