Gadgets and new innovations for babies and their parents.
Philips says its Avent sterilizer “effectively eliminates 99.9 percent of bacteria from your baby’s feeding items in just minutes.”
The $75 3-in-1 Electric Steam Sterilizer holds six bottles, as well as breast pumps, bottles, cups, and more. (Affiliate link)
“Used by hospitals, steam sterilization is an effective way to protect your baby from harmful bacteria,; the company says.” Simply plug the unit into any standard electrical outlet to safely and effectively eliminate most household germs in as little as six minutes.”
We’ve covered baby monitors here previously — but this is the first one that can call your phone when there is a noise in your baby’s room.
Developers TappyTaps say their system was prepared by parents with parents in mind — “and tested with our own babies.”
The Baby Monitor & Alarm is a $3 iPhone app. [Read more...]
Baby formula has to be boiled to 212 degrees. Of course it has to be cooled before serving. The first task is exacting, the second time-consuming. Or at least they were: the Piena Baby Tender Touch Formula Maker will automatically boil, cool, and dispense water, “at the perfect, safest temperature for your baby,” the company says. [Read more...]
Glow is a new fertility tracking app that helps couples trying to conceive a baby.
The free iPhone app collects information about menstrual cycles, cervical mucus, and other physical and emotional states — from which it discerns and advises on how to maximize your chances of pregnancy. [Read more...]
Is it ever too early to get your child started playing piano? Well, yes… But the Kick and Play Piano Gym doesn’t exactly count as rehearsing scales!
What the toy from Fisher-Price can do is help strengthen motor skills as your baby stretches and kicks, while also enhancing eye/hand coordination. [Read more...]
No parent wants to worry their toddler has toddled away out of sight… Now the Filip, a wearable locator/watch/phone, will “keep parents and kids in touch at the push of a button.”
Filip provides you with location, voice calling, and direct messaging to your child. [Read more...]
Why settle for an audio-only monitor? Devices like Vtech’s Safe & Sound let you not only listen in on your child, but also see and talk with them at the push of button, from the comfort of another room.
The adjustable camera mounts on or near the baby’s crib. [Read more...]