Why Did RealCare Baby Shutdown?

By Nate Schlieve, Realityworks Product Support Technician

Did you know that there are four ways that RealCare Baby can turn off before its scheduled stop time? Ever look at your simulation report and see “______ Shutdown” and wondered what it means? The four different methods that can end a simulation early are: Abuse Shutdown, Battery Shutdown, Emergency Shutdown, Neglect Shutdown. Here is what causes the Baby to trigger each
specific shutdown.

Abuse Shutdown – Occurs when the Baby has been mishandled 24 times. That includes head supports, rough handling and shaken baby. Once Baby triggers 24 mishandle events the Baby will turn off.

Battery Shutdown – Battery level drained out enough to stop the simulation.

Emergency Shutdown – This occurs when the button that is above the red light is held down for 6 continuous chimes. This is manual, it will NEVER happen on its own.

Neglect Shutdown – If the Baby does not respond to an ID within 12 continuous hours it will turn itself off. So if the student gets the wrong ID, of the ID does not get programmed, it will turn off in 12 hours.

Visit our RealCare Baby Product Support page for videos, guides, FAQs and troubleshooting tips!

3 thoughts on “Why Did RealCare Baby Shutdown?

  1. you have to be careful to the littlest moves you make on the RealCare baby. Like the head support, and the abuse, don’t let the baby cry longer than 2 mins when you hear it crying you immediately figure out why it’s crying. The blog is 4 ways that the RealCare baby can turn off if it’s gotten treated wrong.

  2. you have to be careful to the littlest moves you make on the RealCare baby. Like the head support, and the abuse, don’t let the baby cry longer than 2 mins when you hear it crying you immediately figure out why it’s crying.

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