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The home of childbirth / Midwifery tool

The home of childbirth
The home of childbirth

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

Maternal mortality, the death of mothers in pregnancy or childbirth, is 14 times higher in developing regions than in developed ones. 'The home of childbirth' is a pneumatic folding tent equipped with a solar disinfection lamp and midwife’s kit. The inflatable structure allows it to be set up quickly and folded neatly into a suitcase for easy transportation. The solar-powered disinfection lamp reduces the risk of infection during childbirth. The tent can also serve as a warm and sterile space for newborn babies.

I feel deeply honored to win the IF award. I'd like to express my thanks to my teachers for guiding me to become a better designer. I hope that I will always retain my original motivation in choosing this career – to develop ever better and more useful design.
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University

Liaoning University of Technology

Liaoning University of Technology
Jinzhou, China

ZiLi Ma,
Liaoning University of Technology