Pain-Free Immunization Leaves a Happy Mark on Baby’s Skin

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Taking a baby to get routine vaccinations is often a traumatic experience for both baby and parent. The VACC-STAMP is a smart invention that would make immunizations a lot less painful for babies and a lot less stressful for their parents.

VACC-STAMP for babies and parents

The VACC-STAMP is a small square device that delivers painless vaccinations via a tiny needle. The inventors say that the microneedle is so small the baby won’t even feel it.

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At the same time as the vaccine is being administered, a “stamp” of anti-inflammatory and disinfectant material is put onto the surface of the baby’s skin. These medications help prevent irritation or infections at the injection site.

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The stamp happens to be in the shape of a heart, reminding parents that, even if immunizations are a little stressful, they are necessary to keep babies healthy.

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See more in Unbuilt Concepts or under Technology. June, 2013.