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February 17th, 2013, 07:03 AM
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I just had my baby shower and received 2 completely different types of monitors. One is a monitoring pad with a sound monitor and the other is a video monitor with a sound monitor. I think both have a temperature sensor. Now, I'm wondering if I should keep one or just return them both and get a sound monitor only kind. My question is what kinds of monitors are you using? What are your favorite types? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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February 17th, 2013, 10:02 AM
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I think it just depends on if you want to have video or not. I've heard both pros and cons about the video monitor, but I think if someone gave me one, I'd go with that one. But I also have never used either because I am a first-timer. lol. Maybe you could go online and look at the reviews for both types of monitors and see which people are liking the best.
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February 17th, 2013, 12:03 PM
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I was always torn on a video monitor. We had just a sound monitor, and I would wake up in the middle of the night and listen to hear her breath on it, so I'd imagine I'd be staring down the video monitor. I do think a video monitor is better once they're bigger and the possibility of them climbing out of their crib/getting into things gets greater. That being said, we've always used the sound ones and its worked good.
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February 17th, 2013, 02:39 PM
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Ive only ever had the sound only one. But I only really ever heard my neighbour yelling at her kid on it so I just stopped using it. I lived in a small house though so I didnt really need it
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February 17th, 2013, 03:50 PM
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we have an angel care in the nursery (sensor pad + sound) i really like it, keeps me sane when we do have baby sleep in the crib. We also have a video monitor in the older kids room (they are 16 months and 2.5) i also really like that for them, since they are bigger and do get out of their beds, its nice to keep an eye on them that way
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February 17th, 2013, 05:43 PM
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We ended up getting the motorola video monitor. So far it seems to be working well, but we will see once the baby arrives. I do wish we would have gotten a monitor that included iphone software or capability so I could check up on the baby while I'm at work.
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