Immediately after giving birth a mom automatically becomes extra protective. I won't say over, because its not over when its a newborn. But being extra protective is to be expected and normal. I know when I had Jayden I didn't want him out of my sight and after having Evan the same is true. I do not want my boys out of my sight because I feel like I can protect them. But as much as that sounds what needs to be done, it is not always feasible. I need to take a little time on my own, but still feel safe that Evan is alright. I have heard so much about SIDS and I just don't want anything horrible like that happening. Monitors are made to help parents monitor their children, but not all monitors are created equal. I know when Jayden was newborn I would have him next to me in the bassinet all the time. But this time around with Evan I can't do that. I need him to be able to sleep in a separate room, because I have Jayden. Jayden needs love and attention too and he's 4 so I can't expect him to be quiet while the baby sleeps. But here is where I am torn, both my boys need me. So having the right monitor can help baby Evan to get a little sleep while I am able to relax and know that he is doing alright. The reason I can easily relax is because of the Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Digital Sensor Pad Monitor.
The Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Digital Sensor Pad Monitor helps many parents to lay their babies down and have the peace they need. This monitor features an under the mattress sensisleep pad no-movement alert system. This pad monitors babies movement and will alert you if no movement is sensed. So all you have to do is place the sensi sleep pad under the baby's mattress. Then if it does not sense any movement for 20 seconds an alarm will sound. That means the sensi sleep pad would recognize if your baby suddenly stops breathing for 20 seconds. The alarm is set to help parents feel a little more comfort knowing they will be able to detect so quickly when breathing stops.
Some other great features of this monitor are the baby's room temperature displays on the parent receiver so you know if its too hot or too cold. There is a gentle night light and its adjustable on the parent unit. DECT technology with 1.9ghz for interference free monitoring. It goes long distance as far as 1000 feet and has an indicator light. Another great feature I love is the talk back. You can talk to baby from your room, reassure them or let them know your coming. This would have been great with Jayden as he uses the monitor in his room to talk to us, but it does not have talk back so we end up yelling across the house or just getting up and going in his room. It has a LCD screen, auto channel select, adjustable gentle night light, and sound level indicator. The parent unit has a rechargeable docking station, belt clip, and a parent unit locator.
I set this up with Baby Evan in his room. The sensor pad goes under the mattress and the cord comes out the side to plug into the monitor. On the monitor there is a switch to turn on and off the sensor pad. If baby is not in bed you don't want it on otherwise it will keep going off with nothing in the bed. So the trick is to remember to turn it on and off each time.
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