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Infant mortality rates due to hypothermia are extremely high in the Q’eros nation of Peru. The purpose of this design research was to develop a garment/wrapping system that will help the infants maintain adequate body temperature to prevent cold related illness/death and at the same time be compatible with Q’eros cultural traditions.

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Warmsie Onesie – Thermal protection for Peruvian infants

Infant mortality rates due to hypothermia are extremely high in the Q’eros nation of Peru. The purpose of this design research was to develop a garment/wrapping system that will help the infants maintain adequate body temperature to prevent cold related illness/death and at the same time be compatible with Q’eros cultural traditions.

 

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