Fidgety, sensitive, and seemingly always on the brink of tears (when they’re not actually crying), babies are a lot to take care of. But sick babies? They’re on a whole other level.
When Anthony Halmon became a father, he was also taking an entrepreneurship class in his junior year at the Perspectives Leadership Academy. The 19-year-old was mentored by the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), an organization that was partnering with his school. The NFTE asked him, what was one thing he hated seeing his baby daughter go through? “Being sick,” he answered. And what did his daughter love? “Pacifiers.” Halmon was soon inspired to create the Thermofier, a pacifier with a thermometer built in.