health

Aspirate baby’s nostrils electronically

With the Advanced Solutions Electronic Nasal Aspirator, a necessary task can be a lot less unpleasant.

“Give your baby quick and gentle relief from congestion,” maker Safety 1st says.  The gadget “quietly and efficiently removes excess mucus, and the clear reservoir lets you know it’s working.”

It has a contoured shape that is easy to hold, the maker adds, and its soft silicone tips can be easily sterilized. [Read more...]

LeapFrog’s wearable activity tracker

LeapFrog says its upcoming LeapBand is the first wearable activity tracker designed just for children that “encourages active play and healthy habits while nurturing their very own personalized virtual pet.”

LeapBand “gets kids moving and having fun with 50 different activities and challenges,” the company adds, “tracking a child’s physical moves so the more active a child is, the more points they earn with their virtual pet.” As the child earns points through active play, they can unlock additional games, challenges, levels of play and virtual rewards for their on-screen pet. [Read more...]

A Smarter scale for kids

Would you like an easier way to track your baby’s weight? Now you can place your child on the smart scale’s cradle to receive high-accuracy weight measurements, which are then automatically uploaded and charted using the free Baby Companion app.

The app also compares your baby’s progress to other babies of the same age and gender, the developer says, and lets you monitor nutrition by logging bottle intake and breastfeeding. [Read more...]