Amazing tech products for parents and their babies have come a long way from radio monitors and light-up mobiles. Here are some of the top gadgets if you’re expecting, or are looking for the perfect baby gift.
Project Nursery Smart Baby Monitor System with Amazon Alexa Speaker $229
This smart baby monitor offers everything you need to keep your little one safe and happy. It’s easy to control the HD camera using the mobile device, and even watch the baby in total darkness thanks to infrared night vision. But what really sets Project Nursery’s monitor apart is the built-in Alexa speaker. With a quick voice command, you can ask Alexa to play a lullaby, check the room temperature, or make a reminder to buy more diapers.
Hatch Baby Grow Smart Changing Pad & Scale $130
It’s time to replace your simple foam pad with a Hatch Baby Grow Smart. This sturdy yet comfortable pad doubles as a scale, allowing you to track your baby’s weight via an app. The app also helps you track diaper changes to ensure your infant is staying healthy.
Boon Glo Nightlight $70
The Boon Glo is the ultimate nightlight for keeping bad dreams away. The phosphorescent glowing balls change colors and are easily removed so that they can be tucked into bed. The balls are completely cool to the touch; have no electronic parts; and are safe even for babies, as they are BPA and PVC-free. The lights also fade to dark after 30 minutes, ensuring your child gets a restful sleep.
Baby Brezza Formula Pro One Step Bottle Maker $180
The Baby Brezza Formula Pro One Step is a lifesaver when your infant wakes up hungry at 2 a.m. All you need to do is load the formula in the top, fill the water tank, and then press a button. Seconds later, you will have a perfectly mixed bottle at the right temperature with no air bubbles. Not only does the Pro One Step work with most formula brands and any bottle size, but also it’s easy to clean and looks stylish.
Cybex Sirona M with SensorSafe 2.0 Car Seat $330
The thought of accidentally leaving a baby in the car is every parent’s nightmare. The Sirona M seat ensures that you will get a smartphone alert if a baby is still in the seat several moments after the car has been switched off. It also will alert you if a child has gotten unbuckled while you are driving. The Sirona M also gets top safety marks thanks to its linear side-impact protection system, and it can be used for infants, toddlers, and kids up to 65 pounds.
TempTraq Wearable Temperature Monitor $20
One of the worst parenting tasks is trying to take the temperature of a sick, fussy newborn. TempTraq is a single-use patch that is latex-free and comfortable for sensitive skin. The patch connects to a smartphone app that tracks your child’s temperature and sends an alert if a fever spikes. You can even keep track of multiple sick children from your device. It’s soft enough to let your child comfortably sleep and is also easy to remove.