Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Deciding On The Right Baby Monitor For You And Your Family

By Sophia Andrew

Trying to find the best baby monitor for your little one is just like looking for any other infant-related product.

It's easy to feel overwhelmed, and no doubt it's stressful. You're right to want to stay alert about your baby when you're in other rooms, yet you may be having trouble knowing which system is best to use. You aren't sure how much you should spend. You're inside a store and see so many different kinds of monitors with different features. It's easy to get overwhelmed and frustrated, but don't worry too much though! Keep reading for help with finding a baby monitor that you'll feel is the perfect fit for you and your baby.

Many of the budget-friendly monitors operate at 49 megahertz, so be careful about that. That frequency will usually have a great of signal interference and noise, and that's more than likely why they are so inexpensive. One unusual aspect of these cheaper monitors is they pick up unwanted radio frequency signals such as cell phones and even neighboring baby monitors. More costly monitors which are of higher quality and different frequencies won't pose these issues. You'll find the best overall in sound quality with less interference is 2.4 gigs.

This may not sound important, but it's a great idea to have a system with a low-battery alarm. No mother want their monitor to quit working while everyone's sleeping, so you'll want to remember when to charge or change the batteries. One less thing to worry about!

These are just a few things to keep in mind when you are choosing which baby monitoring system is right for your home. It may help to base your decision on what is the most important thing for you, your baby, and your family. Your situation may dictate a long battery life is really important.

You never know, perhaps in the end you may prefer to have a visual monitor so you can always keep an eye on your baby.

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