An isolette is a clear plastic enclosed crib that maintains a warm environment for a new baby and isolates him or her from germs. A baby, especially a premature baby, who cannot maintain body heat can be protected from drafts and cold in an isolette.
Last Revised: March 22, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kimberly Dow, MD, FRCPC - Neonatology
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