After becoming a parent, you would be getting engaged in performing kid’s duties starting from feeding him to bathe. Each and every activity takes your too much time and effort and then after, to keep watch on him while he is moving around the house and also at the moment when he is taking his naps. Every time, you need to be ready to adore him and to keep him happy and cheerful all the time.
To make him glad, you have also invest a lot in all the baby related stuff but still, there remains an essential item that can keep watch on your baby 24*7 which is, a baby monitor. If you haven’t invest in it then, you should without thinking much because it offers you much more features that are beyond your thinking. They are available in different types such as, analog, audio, digital, wireless network monitors or audio/video both. But before going to buy any from online stores or local market, just consider below-given shopping tips to become a savvy buyer.
- You should consider digital over analog : However, digital monitors encode their signals. And it results, you can be sure that the sounds and images that are transmitted, are only received by you and not by your neighbors who may have the same model as yours.
- Consider other wireless devices : While digital monitors minimize the possibility of broadcasting sound and images to other devices. Whereas, any wireless device can interfere with other wireless devices such as your baby monitor, wireless speakers, home wireless routers or cordless phone. Thus, to solve the problem, you should try changing the channels on your baby monitor or on your router. If you still have interference and you can not return the monitor then try to keep other devices away from your baby monitor as much as possible.
- Consider your home and lifestyle : Think about your home size and your daily routine while deciding which model you are supposed to buy. If you’ll making calls at the moment of your kid’s nap time, like an example, look for monitors with lights that let you know when your baby is awake. Why not! You can accomplish the same thing by turning down the sounds on a video monitor but lights are more likely to catch your eye. If you live in a large house then you might want a monitor that have two receivers rather than one. Thus, it is proper for you, to look for models that have more features that make it easy to move them to and fro.
- You should check out the return policy : This is the most important tip that before buying or registering any baby monitor, just be sure you can return or exchange it in case you can not get rid of interference or any other problems. If you receive a monitor as a baby-shower git and know where it as purchased then try it before the return period ends. However, return policies are often explained on store receipts, on the website or on signs near the registers. But if the return clock has gone, don’t feel hopeless. Your politeness or persistence can also help you in this case. So, keep the returning and original packaging with you so that you can further act on it while you want to return it.
End of the discussion
Undoubtedly, monitors are one of the essential needs for newborns but the article comes up with the smartest guide that can help you while making new purchase of baby monitors. Hopefully, the guide proves to be helpful to you at the moment of shopping. Be a smart buyer!