Road Test: Parent-approved monitors
Rest easy with a clever companion that will gladly take the night (or nap) shift.
Featuring a wireless movement sensor pad, this high-tech device delivers peace of mind to parents by sounding an alert if no movement is detected for 20 seconds.
Project Nursery 5” High Definition Baby Monitor System with 1.5” Mini Monitor, $300
Thanks to a sizable LCD parent unit as well as a handy mini monitor, it’s easy to do your thing (whether that’s cooking dinner or streaming Netflix) while keeping an eye on baby.
Snuza Pico Wearable Movement Monitor, $150
It might be small in size, but this smart selection delivers big by tracking abdominal movements, body position and skin temperature on the companion app.
Arlo Baby by Netgear 1080p HD Monitoring Camera, from $250
A rechargeable battery in the camera means it can be moved around the house, so it can go wherever baby does. Check in from your smartphone, tablet or computer with the Arlo app.
Baby Delight 7” HD Tablet Wi-Fi Monitor, $250
Check on your wee one from wherever you have Wi-Fi via the included 7-inch HD Android Tablet or by downloading the Baby Delight App onto your personal device.
Summer Infant Panorama Digital Color Video Monitor, $180
A gentle night-light built in to the camera glows blue to soothe baby or red to help her drift off to sleep, all while you observe from up to 800 feet away.