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Baby Monitor Guide: Motorola MBP36XL-2

Many of today’s parents feel that video baby monitors are an expensive, unnecessary luxury that they can live without. Truth be told, if you live in a small apartment or one-floor home, you can probably hear your baby down the hall without a monitor. So do you need a video monitor? Do you need most baby products? No. However, a family that has a 3,000 square foot home with 2+ floors will benefit greatly from placing monitors strategically throughout the house.

Whether you are checking in on your sleeping baby, or panning around the room to locate your mischievous preschooler as you get ready upstairs, the Motorola MBP36XL-2 offers a number of advantages that will grow and adapt with your family’s needs.

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10 Common Swaddling Mistakes

The swaddle. It’s been a common practice among parents for hundreds of years, but since the semi-recent changes in sleep recommendations for babies, it’s become even more popular. When experts and doctors alike started the back to sleep initiative in the 1990’s, parents went back to the age old tradition of wrapping babies tightly in hopes of getting some shut eye. And while most babies love a good swaddle, recent news stories have highlighted some of the issues with swaddling – issues that are easily fixed with the correct technique and knowledge of safe swaddling.

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Win It: ComfortCam Video Monitor!

A baby monitor is a must for new (or even seasoned) parents. Being able to see your baby as he sleeps provides an invaluable peace of mind — plus, you get a heads’ up when your little one is about to wake! There are lots of great baby monitor options on the market today; however, most of us don’t have several hundred dollars to spend on such a high-tech baby item. That’s why we love the afforably priced Wifi Baby Monitor by ComfortCam!

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The Best Bassinets for Baby

The crib is set up and your baby’s room is all ready to go. While you may be anxious for baby to enjoy their new space, it isn’t always practical to have him sleeping down the hall from you in that big room all by himself. Instead, consider the cozy confines of a bassinet right next to your bed for those first few months. Not only will baby feel secure in a smaller bed space, but you won’t be far for those middle of the night feedings. Also, if you plan on traveling with baby, many bassinets on the market today are compact and perfect to take with you wherever you go! Here are four great bassinets to consider for baby’s first bed.

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Baby Monitor Guide: VTech Safe & Sound Video Monitor

Before you become a parent you think, “I’ll just catch up on sleep whenever the baby is sleeping.” However, once they arrive you quickly realize that it isn’t so easy to relax when you’re given the chance because you are constantly worrying about baby. Are they too hot or too cold? What if I don’t hear them when they wake up? These are all normal first time parent concerns. Luckily, there are some amazing baby monitors out there, like the VTech Safe & Sound Full Color Video Monitor, that allow us to rest easy knowing that our baby truly is safe and sound.

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Trip by Inglesina: Luxury in an Umbrella Stroller

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Why should you have to sacrifice style, comfort, quality and features just for the convenience of a conventional, compact and lightweight umbrella stroller? You shouldn’t. And Inglesina doesn’t think so either. This inventive company has thoughtfully created the Trip travel stroller. If strollers were cars, the Trip would be the Bentley – hands down.

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Non-Toxic Diaper Bags: Diaper Dude

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Does your husband hate carrying around your feminine diaper bags? Does he try to shove diapers, wipes and toys in his pockets at the mall – just so he doesn’t have to be seen toting around your baby’s pink, frilly carryall? If this sounds like your man, Diaper Dude has the coolest solution to his masculine woes: The Messenger II Diaper Bag!

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