‘Smart’ Baby Technology



The sense of real-time communication between parents and babies is a key factor that has turned nurseries into connected data centres.

The new millennial parents are adopting the ‘smart’ technology, not only to help them feel as connected to their babies as possible but also to provide reassurance and peace of mind.

With advanced digitised baby monitors, data feedback from bottles, dummies, cots, prams, clothing and more, can simply be tracked to a Smartphone via Bluetooth.

El Presto !.. Baby’s vitals and safety  “All in the palm of your Hands” :

Snoo Smart Sleeper is an intuitive and safe bed that gently rocks your baby to sleep, and connects to an app on your phone that lets you receive alerts when your little one needs attention . Great swaddle for babies up to six months.

Owlet Smart Sock 2 Baby Monitor is a connected pulse oximeter that allows you to check on your baby’s vitals any time through an app, and will notify you automatically if there’s a problem. The Owlet comes with three different size socks to accommodate a growing baby,  a sensor that slides into the sock and a base station. Suitable for babies upto 18 months.

BlueSmart mia2 is an “Intelligent baby feeding monitor” attached to the bottom of a standard bottle and provides data feedback to a smartphone via Bluetooth. Several aspects of baby’s mealtime – how much a baby drinks, the temperature and even the angle of the bottle- are tracked via the free accompanying BlueSmart Baby Tracker mobile app.

BlueSmart Baby Tracker App is a free and simple way to follow your baby’s health – feeding, diapers and much more.It seamlessly links with BlueSmart Mia and BlueSmart Mia 2. It keeps a track of all your baby’s activities and milestones and even get a personalised feeding schedule. More so, any caregiver can shares and contributes to your baby’s growth journey, all in one digital account.

Sirona M with SensorSafe 2.0 Car Seat with its built in alarm functions thanks to innovative chest clips that alerts parents when: the car is too hot (or cold), if the child has been in the car seat longer than recommended, if they’ve managed to unclip it while the car is moving, or if a child is left behind in the backseat. Should the driver not respond to an alert for any reason, the Sensorsafe 2.0 Smartphone app is designed to alert emergency contacts.

The Monit Smart Diaper Monitor was shared at the 2019 Annual Consumers Electronics Show in the US. Monit created a cookie-sized sensor with Bluetooth that attaches to the outside of a baby’s diaper. The sensor can detect whether there’s pee or poo in the diaper and alert parents and caregivers. Using a smart diaper sensor can reduce instances of diaper rash and urinary tract infections. Also data from the sensor can be used to track diaper consumption, pee and poo patterns and sleeping patterns. The Monit smart diaper monitor launched in Korea and Japan at the end of 2018. Poop! There it is. No more need for a diaper sniff test.

Bottom Line: All this Baby Tech is, as might be expected, “Expensive” and not within every ones reach. They may provide parents with lots of extra time and reassurance and peace of mind, but Baby Tech does not override parental responsibility.

While these smart products may be ‘nice-to-have’ are they a luxury and not necessary items?

Will data feedback from these smart phone be the key to solving ‘old parenting’ problems?

For a good night’s sleep and peace of mind is it worth investing in Baby Tech?

Which  Baby Smart Tech product  do you consider a ‘ must-have’ for newborns?

Will Smart Tech devices disconnect parents from ‘natural’ bonding and understanding their baby’s needs?

What is your Opinion of Baby Smart Technology. We would love to hear from you!


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