Caring for babies can be as grueling as it is rewarding, and as the years progress, the baby essentials seem to grow more, with many baby gadgets getting introduced into the market. Features on carriers, monitors, and car seats become more modern and convenient, making it easier for parents to take care of their babies.
Here are the best baby gadgets that every parent must have for better and more manageable baby care.
A nursery heater is crucial for baby rooms as they need to sleep in relatively warm rooms, with the ideal temperatures between 68° and 72°F (20° to 22.2°C). Today’s modern heaters can give parents a more convenient way of bringing warmth to a nursery room and allows them to manually or remote control the gadget’s capability, making it easier to achieve the perfect temperature range.
Having a heater inside your baby’s room is ideal, and you can complete the set by setting up a thermometer inside the room. A great invention is the “Gro-Egg” thermometer. It’s a digital thermometer that changes its colors, indicating the baby’s room temperature—allowing you to get a glance to ensure the room temperature is at safe levels. It emits a warm yellow color when the room temperature is just right and blue when it’s too cold.
Having a baby monitor is a must for any parent. It helps parents monitor their baby without constantly going into the baby’s room, allowing them to do more things around the house while keeping a close eye on their babies. Modern baby monitors today are accessible and can connect to other smart devices, allowing parents to check their babies on their phones. There is also a different kind of baby monitor which serves as a locator. Place it on your child’s wrist or ankle and you can track your toddler on a smartphone app.
Baby Food Maker
If you’re looking to make your baby’s food to ensure it’s genuinely healthy but don’t have the time or skills for it, you can now easily make baby food via a baby food maker. It’s a multifunctional appliance that can make baby meals healthier as it can preserve more vitamins and flavors for the meals, making it better for your baby.
Electric Nail Trimmer
In newborn babies, their nails are naturally soft and will wear down by themselves through constant contact with your baby’s clothing, while babies older than one will wear down their nails by playing and interacting with their surroundings. However, baby nails tend to grow fast, making it necessary to trim their fingernails and toenails often. However, this is a task that scares away most parents.
Luckily, electric nail trimmers for babies are readily available online and in baby stores and usually comes with cushioned pads designed for different stages of a baby’s growth.
Although shushing your baby to sleep can be a wholesome moment between you two, sometimes, it can get tiring if you have work. Luckily, baby “sushers” are now a thing. They’re baby gadgets that act as a sound machine, providing 15 to 30 minutes of continuous shushing sounds, making it easy to follow, helping your baby fall asleep with ease.
It’s no secret that pacifiers can help soothe your baby during their earlier life stages. However, when they reach 2, extended or excessive pacifier use can begin to affect your baby’s developing teeth negatively. So, it’s best to start your baby’s weaning process early on—and a gadget that can help you out with this is the weaning system. It’s a five-pacifier system designed by a pediatric dentist to help you wean off your baby.
Snot “Sucker” Kit
Suctioning snot or mucus out of your baby’s nose can make it easier for them to breathe and eat, leaving you with a healthier and happier baby. It’s best to suction your baby’s nose before feeding to help them eat easier. A snot sucker kit is a great baby gadget that can help you with this necessity, helping you unclog your newborn’s nose safely and easily.
A healthy newborn baby should lose some of their birth weight initially. However, they should be able to regain it in the first two weeks after birth, and this will determine how healthy your baby is, making it vital for parents to keep track of their babies’ weight. Most newborns gain weight around 1 ounce or 30 grams per day, so it’s best to check out your baby’s status every week. A gadget that can help you out with this is a baby bath scale.
A baby bath scale will give you a more accurate reading of your baby’s weight, and the best part of this gadget is that most are designed to convert into toddler scales, making it an excellent long-term investment.
When it comes to taking care of babies, there’s a saying that mothers know best, and with all the development of baby tech, parents can care for their kids even better now—and the gadgets mentioned can help any parent take care of their babies with ease.
Fascinated with the women of ENIAC, Apriya started taking an interest in technology at 11 years old. Today, she keeps herself busy by following trends and innovation in the world of tech.