Drug-Affected Baby

By emitting the cries and demonstrating the withdrawal tremors of a drug-affected infant, the RealCare™ Drug-Affected Baby shows the potential impacts of drug use while pregnant. Combine this experiential learning tool with the included curriculum to facilitate engaging discussion of:

  • Prenatal drug exposure
  • Drug abuse prevention
  • Child development

Each lifelike, electronic infant simulator features:

  • A painful facial expression
  • Tiny limbs
  • Small gestational size
  • Emits cries of a drug-affected infant
  • Demonstrates withdrawal tremors

Target Audience
Use this electronic baby as a powerful demonstrator in:

  • Alcohol and substance abuse prevention programs
  • Family and consumer sciences, child development and health classes
  • Childbirth, prenatal and parenting classes

Health occupations and child care career courses


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  1. ImageThe single-lesson Understanding Prenatal Drug Exposure curriculum takes one hour to complete, and includes a lesson plan, activity instructions and slide presentation. Curriculum covers:

    • Prenatal drug exposure prevention
    • Short- and long-term effects of prenatal drug exposure
    • Individual, family and social costs

    Lesson plans, activity instructions, PowerPoint presentations, worksheets and handouts, in both English and Spanish, are all included.

    Drug-Affected Baby Sample Lesson

    Drug-Affected Baby Curriculum Overview

    Alignment and Crosswalk Documents

    Product Catalog and How To Order

    • RealCare Drug-Affected Baby (anatomically correct female - available in two skin tones)
    • Cloth diaper
    • 4 AA batteries
    • Curriculum CD
    • Limited 1-year warranty

      Product Catalog and How To Order

      • Weight: 2.5 pounds
      • Length: 22 inches
      • Requires 4 AA batteries (included)
      • Operated with a single on-off switch
      • Anatomically correct female available in two skin tones

      Product Catalog and How To Order

    • These products provide a consistent, safe experience for students before going into a clinical setting.  They have the opportunity to handle these babies in different ways; to know what is safe; and how to bathe and swaddle them; to understand how to approach them.

      Jessie Daniels, NAU Skills Lab Coordinator, National American UniversityDownload Full Story

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