Life/form® by Nasco Healthcare
Birth Defects, Myelomeningocle and Omphalocele
Birth Defects, Myelomeningocle and Omphalocele - LF01407
Nasco Healthcare
901 Janesville Avenue, P.O. Box 901 • Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin 53538-0901
1.800.431.4310 • • Email: [email protected]

Cleaning Instructions

  1. To ensure life of product, wash with warm soapy water and completely air dry before returning to bag.
  2. Defect material may stain manikin; contact with ink from printed material and ballpoint pen will also stain manikin.
  3. Defects are to be used in simulation only.

When infants are first born, there can be many things that may go wrong. These moulage conditions will help in training a student or new parent about each of these real-life situations.

Omphalocele is when an infant’s intestine or other abdominal organs are outside of the body.

Myelomeningocele (Spina Bifida) is a common birth defect. There may be neurological complications in the infant if this condition occurs.


To be used with the Life/form® Newborn Nursing Skills and ALS Simulator.

  1. Place myelomeningocele into hole on lower back of infant trainer. Lubricant may be needed.
  2. Place omphalocele into hole on the front of the stomach of the infant trainer. Lubricant may be needed.