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Twin Cities Offers Baby Footprint Scanning for Infant Safety

Feb 17, 2020

Baby-feet-500-x-300Tenet Health Central Coast’s Twin Cities Community Hospital gives parents an important tool to further enhance Infant Safety.  By using new technology, that is entirely safe the baby, nurses scan the feet of newborns and capture detail of each baby’s footprint.  Like fingerprints, footprints are unique to each newborn.  Capturing this level of precision in a footprint enables the hospital, law enforcement agencies and parents to identify a baby if the emergency need should ever arise. Just after scanning, parents receive a “Baby’s First Footprint” certificate which is also a wonderful keepsake!

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