Team Members: Saba Khalilmaji, Brian McRae, Chengwin Saephanh, Libing Wang
Capstone Client: Carol Miller, M.D., UCSF Pediatric specialist for well–born neonates, Francis Kong, Graduate from the University of Missouri School of Medicine; Barbara Gay, RN, UCSF lactation consultant
Purpose/Goal: Breastfeeding is essential for the development of newborns. Tongue tied, sore nipples, and incorrect positioning may contribute to unsuccessful breastfeeding session. The Capstone team created an electronic sensing device for direct and continuous assessment of breastfeeding mechanisms as a means to aid physicians in correcting nonproductive behaviors.