Baby Monitors : Which One is Right for You?

By: Dennis Jaylon

Baby monitors are of great help to mothers with newborns and infant babies to take care of. With the help of this device, mothers can take care of their babies as well as manage other chores with consummate ease. She also does not need to keep fretting regarding her baby's well being when she is not around him.

Baby monitors are available in a variety of designs having several features. It is extremely important to choose the right baby monitor that is appropriate for your home and your baby. Here are some features available in baby monitors. Mothers can choose the one that suits their needs the best.

Baby monitors are available in one way and two way systems. In a one way system, you can hear your baby; but in a two way one your baby can hear you as well. Video baby monitors are also available having a small screen, where the mother can see her baby, irrespective of where she is around the house.

Every baby monitors has a limited range, outside which they cannot receive the signals, hence they become non-functional. While buying baby monitors, mothers need to take into account the size of the house, or the maximum range within which they could be away from their babies. The size of the house is one thing that needs to be kept in mind while purchasing baby monitors. A small home may suffice with one that has less range, while a bigger home will certainly require one with more range. Some baby monitors have difficulty in transmitting signals through thick concrete walls. Hence, this factor should also be borne in mind while buying one.

Portability is a necessary feature in baby monitors. It is advisable to go for lightweight models that are easy to carry around, and probably equipped with a clip to attach the receiver to your clothes and belts. These days, baby monitors come with more than one channel to deal with transmission problems and interruptions, which may be caused due to the use of mobile and cordless phones at home or even in the neighbourhood.

Choosing the right baby monitor depends upon a lot of factors, like the size of the house, the locality where you live and the duration for which you might be away from your baby. Once you have realised these factors, it will become very easy to buy the appropriate baby monitor.

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