Life/Form Special Needs Infant Manikin (Dark Male)


  • Dark-skinned male infant manikin with special needs
  • Ideal for medical students, nurses, parents, carers and paediatricians
  • Practices include tracheostomy, gastrostomy and nasogastric care
  • Made of durable material and comes with five year warranty


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Life/Form Special Needs Infant Manikin (Dark Male)

Designed for the practical application and demonstration of a wide range of medical activities, the Life/Form Special Needs Infant Manikin (Dark Male) is an ideal training tool for student nurses, doctors and carers. With a number of life-like features that provide realistic training for procedures like gastrostomy and tracheostomy, this training manikin can also be used to practice more basic healthcare skills like bathing and nappy changing for premature infants.

What’s Included?

  • 1 x Special needs infant assembled with movable arms, legs and head (Dark male)
  • 1 x Internal nasogastric tube and reservoir bag
  • 1 x Gastrostomy reservoir bag
  • 1 x Catheter bladder tube
  • 1 x Tracheostomy site
  • 1 x External colostomy stoma
  • 1 x Back panel enclosure
  • 1 x White diaper
  • 1 x 4oz / 125ml squeeze bottle
  • 1 x Soft carry bag
  • 1 x Warranty card
  • 1 x Instruction manual

Who Can Use the Life/Form Special Needs Infant Manikin?

Specially designed to aid in the training of a wide range of medical and general healthcare procedures, the Life/Form Special Infant Manikin is suitable for parents, carers and healthcare professionals looking after special needs babies. Typical users include:

  • Medical students
  • Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Paediatricians
  • Parents
  • Healthcare professionals

Key Features and Benefits

  • For the practice of advanced and basic medical skills and procedures
  • Life-like features for realistic training
  • Ideal for medical students, trainee nurses and midwives
  • Manikin weighs in at 2.8lbs and is 21″ in length with a 14.5″ head circumference
  • Five-year warranty included

What Procedures Can be Practiced with This Manikin?

With a range of features that provide application for the demonstration and practice of basic and advanced medical techniques, this Special Needs Manikin allows healthcare facilities and medical staff to teach general care including bathing, diapering and various dressing changes. In addition, more advanced procedures can be taught such as:

  • Tracheostomy care (lavage and suctioning) – size 3mm neonatal
  • Gastrostomy care (lavage and gavage) – size 14FR
  • Nasogastric care (placement, lavage, gavage and suctioning) – size 8FR or smaller
  • Urethra catheterization (insertion, placement and care) – size 8FR
  • Colostomy stoma, non-functioning (attachment of ostomy bag and basic care only)

How Do I Use the Manikin?

For detailed guidance on how to use the manikin, please refer to the manual below:

  • User Instruction Manual

What Medical Devices Can Be Used with this Manikin?

The following medical devices can be used to perform a wide range of medical procedures on the Life/Form infant manikin:

  • Tracheostomy tube
  • Suction catheter
  • Gastrostomy tube
  • Nasogastric tube
  • Urethral catheter

Please note that tracheostomy and gastrostomy tubes are not included in this kit.

How Do I Clean the Manikin?

For clean and hygienic training, you can wipe this manikin clean using a soft cloth and warm soapy water.

Care and Maintenance of the Tracheostomy Care Manikin

  • Solvents or corrosive materials will damage the manikin and must not be used
  • Never place manikin on any printed materials and they can transfer indelible stains
  • When not in continuous use, it is recommended to store the manikin in the carry bag or cover with a cloth

How Long Will this Manikin Last?

Made with durability in mind, this Life/Form infant manikin is made using high quality materials that allow for extended use for many training sessions to come. This manikin also comes with five-year warranty so you can have peace of mind with your purchase.

How Big Is the Packaging Box?

  • Dimensions: 58 x 43 x 22cm
  • Weight: 3.5kg

What Other Life/Form Products Are Available?

With over 20 years experience in healthcare simulation, Life/Form are a leading brand in medical and first aid training tools. For more information on the products available, you can browse our full range of Life/Form Manikins and Trainers on our website.

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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