Baby Monitor

Some of the sweetest memories in our lives happen either when we are a baby or when we have a baby. When you are a parent and have a baby to grow, you cannot afford to oversee certain important requirements. One such important requirement is the safety of your baby. With the growing amount of pressure from household work and profession, it becomes increasingly difficult to raise your baby. This is where the concept of monitoring your baby using a device or tool kicks in. Baby monitors are an absolute necessity for parents too busy to stay by the new video baby monitor of their babies all the time.

Baby Monitor:

A baby monitor is a simple device that consists of a receiver and a transmitter. The transmitter could be a video camera or a microphone or a movement sensor, that you place near your baby. The receiver, in most cases, is a handheld unit that you can carry with you(anywhere within the specified range). There are a various baby monitors available online. They can be classified into the following categories.

Video monitors:

By far the most famous category of baby monitors, they help you see what your baby is doing, at any point of time. These, however, are a little expensive. So, if you have the money and need a quality baby monitor, these are by far the most suitable ones for your baby. Before buying a video monitor, there are a few features that you should consider. Choose a video monitor that has the features you want.

  1. Vision and sound clarity
  2. Digital technology
  3. Number of additional cameras that can be added
  4. Number of extra handheld parent units
  5. Range
  6. Night vision
  7. Talk back feature
  8. Audio only option
  9. Battery discharging time
  10. Number of channels of operation
  11. Zooming option

Audio monitors:

These are useful for anyone who cannot afford so much money on a baby monitor. These can be used when your baby has grown out of the phase where he/she needs extra care. When used along with a movement monitor, it can help you monitor your baby and help prevent SIDS(Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) as well. The following are the features common to most audio monitors.

  1. Sound clarity
  2. Range
  3. Number of channels of operation
  4. Choice between voice activation and continuous sound reception
  5. Battery discharging time

Movement monitors:

These are the category of baby monitors that can help you combat what every parent dreads:SIDS(Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Unlike the case of audio monitors and video monitors, the transmitter, in this case, is a movement sensor placed under the mattress in which baby sleeps. The alarm sounds if the no movement is detected from the baby for a specified number of seconds. Since these type of monitors sense baby’s breathing movement as well, if your baby is not breathing, you can be rest assured that this baby monitor will alert you. Some of the features of these movement monitors include:

 

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