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Smooth and accurate

Designed for neonatal nurses...with neonatal nurses! babyLance™ safety heelsticks have earned worldwide popularity for their smooth and accurate incisions, ease of use and safety.


Ultra-Smooth Incisions Minimize Trauma

babyLance’s proprietary internal spring activates its blade’s swift pendulum action—delivering an ultra smooth incision that complies with CLSI LA4-A5 guidelines to reduce trauma to an infant’s delicate subcutaneous tissues.

The gently arcing incision (white dotted line) is measured by the length (green horizontal line) and the maximum depth (blue vertical line).



Single-use and auto-retraction design practically eliminates cross-contamination and accidental needle stick injuries—before or after use.

Ease of Use

Featuring the industry’s most effortless activation trigger, babyLance’s unique housing provides visual guides for accuracy and dimples for a secure grip.

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Infant Heelstick Incision Profile Comparison Guide


babyLance™ Safety Heelstick

The babyLance cut profile illustrates a gently arcing incision that lacks a blunt puncture mark or inconsistent, jagged cut.


BD Quikheel™1

The BD Quikheel cut profile illustrates an incision with an initial blunt puncture followed by a slicing action.


Cardinal Health gentleheel™2

The Cardinal Health gentleheel profile illustrates an incision with an angular initial puncture, followed by an increasingly deep arc.


ITC Tenderfoot®3

The ITC Tenderfoot cut profile illustrates an incision with a plunging, multi-angled puncture and a jagged, lopsided “W” pattern.

babyLance™ Safety Heelstick Instructions for Use

Step 1


Clean test site with isopropyl alcohol and air dry. Remove device from protective package.

Step 2


Remove the Trigger Lock, but do not pull back the Trigger until ready for use.

Step 3


Align the Blade Slot’s visual marking with the incision site and pull the Trigger back with your index finger. Discard.

Step 4


Gently wipe away the first droplet of blood, then collect the desired quantity. That’s it!

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How to use babyLance™ Safety Heelstick

babyLance Ordering Information

Incision Depth Suggested Indications† Part Number
diagram Micropreemie (Yellow/Green) 0.60 mm Less than 1000 grams BLM
diagram Preemie (Pink/White) 0.85 mm 1000–2500 grams, Low birth weight BLP
diagram Newborn (Blue/Green) 1.00 mm 2500 grams–9 kilograms, Birth–six months BLN

† These are suggested indications; the medical staff’s clinical judgement should determine which babyLance™ model to use. Remove the Trigger Lock, but do not pull back the Trigger until ready for use

Who We Are...

JB Medical Supplies delivers leading edge products & practices in labour, delivery and perinatal care. Our Partner agencies are Promed Technologies in New Zealand, and Fusion Healthcare in SA. WA and NT.

JB Medical Supplies
Phone No. (07) 3862 2000 Fax No. (07) 3862 2077
36 Matheson Street, Virginia, QLD 4017 AUSTRALIA