Life/Form Micro-Preemie Simulator


  • Realistic premature baby with an extremely low birth weight
  • Accepts a range of functioning tubes
  • Teaches nurses and carers how to handle a tiny baby
  • Suitable for high risk delivery and transport scenarios


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Life/Form Micro-Preemie Simulator

One in eight babies arrive prematurely and have a high risk of complications, both during and after birth. The Life/Form Micro-Preemie Simulator is the smallest yet most realistic premature infant currently available and is ideal for training both nurses and parents in the handling and care of a pre-term infant with an Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW). The 25-week simulator can be ventilated and a number of tubes connected for nurses to practice the procedures on a tiny baby. The manikin is ideal for team training in delicate scenarios.

Features of the Life/Form Micro-Preemie Simulator

  • 25-week premature baby with ELBW
  • Ideal training for nurses and parents in the handling of young infants
  • Teaches care of a baby having undergone medical procedures
  • Practice high risk birth scenarios
  • Ideal for teaching transportation of infants
  • Multiple monitors and sensors can be attached
  • Suitable for a team training exercise
  • Available in two different skin tones

Functions of the Life/Form Micro-Preemie Simulator

  • Breathing: pulse bulb manually simulates the breathing rate volume
  • Ventilation: moulded-in lung forms visible chest rise. Inaccurate trachea and pharynx but will accept a functioning endotracheal tube
  • GI: one nostril accepts a NG tube. Fluid drains away from the body or into the nappy
  • Umbilicus: soft and life-like, with a patent vein and two arteries. Umbilical stump acts as a cork for a small cavity in the abdomen.
  • IV Access: typical sites accept the tube. One is functional for the administration of fluids, which drains into the nappy area
  • Chest tube: permanent site accepts a non-functioning chest tube

Kit Contents

  • 1 x Simulator
  • 1 x Nappy
  • 1 x Hat
  • 1 x 3cc syringe
  • 1 x 25 gauge butterfly needle
  • Blood powder
  • Lubricant

Technical Specifications of the Life/Form Micro-Preemie Simulator

  • Dimensions:
    • 12″ long
    • 4″ deep
    • 18.5″ across, hand to hand
  • Weight: 1.7kg
  • NG Tube size: 5FR
  • ET Tube size: 5mm ID

Warranty of the Life/Form Micro-Preemie Simulator

The simulator comes with a 3 year warranty.

Please contact the Medical Supplies Customer Care Team by telephone on +44 7985 753735 for enquiries pertaining to the Delivery of this product.

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