The first year of your child’s life is packed with milestone moments: learning how to turn over, reach things, and, of course, thrilling forays into mobility like their first shaky steps. However, your infant’s life is also strongly connected to the world of tech, from you searching baby-tips on the Internet to installing a next-gen baby monitor so you can be in the know.
Babies and tech are very much connected in today’s world. You might love taking pictures of your child and uploading them to your social network or use video calls to show off your new baby to your friends and family. The question always arises: is tech good for your child and is there any way in which it can help you care for your baby? Keep reading to find the answer!
Gadgets for Baby Care
There are a plethora of gadgets out there that can help you in taking care of your baby. Asides from the obvious baby monitor, to ensure that you know how your infant is doing at all times, there are tools that help you keep a track of your baby’s vitals throughout the day and night! That way you’re never caught by surprise if your baby is exhibiting different behavior.
What’s more, gadgets like bath scales and helpers can make sure you’re able to monitor your baby’s weight while being able to give them a comfortable bath, too! Speaking of vanity, you can find electric nail clippers that will make cutting those tiny nails a breeze! Don’t want to leave your infant sleeping in the dark all night? That’s never going to be a problem when you have subtle glowing night lights available for you!
Plus, there are usually apps that accompany most if not all of these tech gizmos. You can easily monitor how your baby is feeling at all times just through your smartphone. Tech truly does open doors to better infant and child care.
Gadgets for Entertainment
Let’s face it: keeping your baby alive and safe isn’t the only thing that matters. As your infant starts to grow up and get curious about the world, they will want to be entertained. This is where screen time comes in.
You can use your phone, the TV or some other gadget with a screen to ensure your child is happily singing and dancing along to their favorite tunes. Of course, there should be a limit to how much screen time you should allot to your child, but some entertainment is always healthy. Plus, if you do provide your child with sufficient entertainment and keep them busy, you will be able to focus on finishing pending tasks. This is always difficult to do when you have small children around.
Content filters mean you don’t have to worry about your child watching something inappropriate. You can also always play the same video on loop if your child is young enough because usually, they just enjoy the colors and music!