baby gadgets

The BiliCam Smartphone App Detects Jaundice in Newborns

The BiliCam Smartphone App Detects Jaundice in Newborns

Jaundice in newborns is a common condition, particularly in preterm infants and babies less than a week old. However, jaundice is sometimes hard to see, which is why a team of physicians and engineers

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iSwimband Wearable Accessory Warns You When Your Child Might Be Drowning

iSwimband Wearable Accessory Warns You When Your Child Might Be Drowning

As the weather begins to heat up and plans for family vacations and visits to the pool are on the horizon, now is a good time to start thinking about water safety. Whether your child is a novice swimmer

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‘Growing’: A Stroller That Converts to a Tricycle!

‘Growing’: A Stroller That Converts to a Tricycle!

While we love passing along our baby gear to family and friends once our own little ones have outgrown their toys and strollers, it’s truly mind-boggling how much stuff we buy for those tots. So we were

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Firefly Infant Phototherapy Device Treats Jaundice & Saves Infants Lives in Developing Nations

Firefly Infant Phototherapy Device Treats Jaundice & Saves Infants Lives in Developing Nations

Nearly 3 in 5 babies (or 60%) are born with jaundice, a condition that leaves their skin and eyes with a yellowish tint due to excess bilirubin in their blood. In most cases, newborns will recover without

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Ingenious New App Turns Your Android Phone into a Mobile Baby Monitor

Ingenious New App Turns Your Android Phone into a Mobile Baby Monitor

Baby monitors are one of those little technological helpers you need — especially when you have to tear yourself away from your new bundle of joy. But (in an exhausted new parent haze) it’s all to

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Intel’s Smart Onesie Monitors Your Baby’s Vital Signs and Sends them to Your Phone or… Coffee Mug?!

Intel’s Smart Onesie Monitors Your Baby’s Vital Signs and Sends them to Your Phone or… Coffee Mug?!

As reported by Engadget at CES this year, Intel has demonstrated their foray into parenting, by presenting the world’s first “smart onesie.” The cotton onesie is connected to an array of internet

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Sproutling Wearable Baby Monitor Aims to Take the Guesswork Out of Parenting

Sproutling Wearable Baby Monitor Aims to Take the Guesswork Out of Parenting

We knew it was only a matter of time before wearable technology shrunk to fit babies, and the Sproutling baby monitor is poised to become the Fitbit or Jawbone for little ones. The anklet is enabled with

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The Owlet Wireless iPhone Baby Breathing Monitor Enables Parents to Track Baby’s Health via Smartphone

The Owlet Wireless iPhone Baby Breathing Monitor Enables Parents to Track Baby’s Health via Smartphone

Old-fashioned walkie-talkie baby monitors just got a technological makeover with the advent of the Owlet. The device is a wireless sock-like gadget that keeps track of your child’s health via a

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INDEX: Award-Winning ‘Natalie Collection’ Birth Simulator Could Help Save Millions of Babies Annually

INDEX: Award-Winning ‘Natalie Collection’ Birth Simulator Could Help Save Millions of Babies Annually

Everyday, thousands of newborn babies and mothers die of complications during childbirth that can easily be prevented with adequate tools and training. To address this issue, Norwegian company Laerdal

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Our Favorite Green Moms Share their ‘Must-Have’ Eco-Friendly Baby and Kids Products

Our Favorite Green Moms Share their ‘Must-Have’ Eco-Friendly Baby and Kids Products

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Spit Cleaning Your Baby’s Pacifier May Lessen His Risk of Developing Eczema & Asthma

Spit Cleaning Your Baby’s Pacifier May Lessen His Risk of Developing Eczema & Asthma

Image Courtesy of Shutterstock Every parent has watched in slow motion horror as their baby’s beloved pacifier has fallen on public ground while out and about. And many parents have probably also

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High-Tech Baby Monitor Records Baby’s Vital Signs, Alerts Caregivers of Problems

High-Tech Baby Monitor Records Baby’s Vital Signs, Alerts Caregivers of Problems

Image courtesy of Shutterstock What if the same mattress pad you put your baby to sleep on each day and night could tell you (and your doctor) when your little one comes down with a fever or if his

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Modern-Twist’s Bucket Bibz Roll Up For Dining On-The-Go

Modern-Twist’s Bucket Bibz Roll Up For Dining On-The-Go

Modern-Twist, the company that brought us fantastic placemats kids can color time and again has added an eco-friendly bucket bib to their collection of baby and kid feeding gear. Their ‘Bibz’

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FIRST LOOK: Boon’s Newest Collection Of Gear For Babies & Kids

FIRST LOOK: Boon’s Newest Collection Of Gear For Babies & Kids

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Inhabitots Reviews The Hushamok Hammock / Baby Bassinet

Inhabitots Reviews The Hushamok Hammock / Baby Bassinet

Ask any mother of a newborn what she wants in life and you’ll hear two answers: “sleep” and “10 minutes to myself to take a shower.” I’m currently blessed with a

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iRock Rocking Chair Charges Your iPad With Kinetic Energy

iRock Rocking Chair Charges Your iPad With Kinetic Energy

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Ten Things You DON’T Need to Buy For Your New Baby

Ten Things You DON’T Need to Buy For Your New Baby

“How can one tiny baby possibly need all of this stuff?” It’s a question new parents usually ask themselves as they stock up with countless purchases to accommodate the arrival of their

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Simple Wishes Debuts Oxo-Biodegradable Breastmilk Storage Bags

Simple Wishes Debuts Oxo-Biodegradable Breastmilk Storage Bags

Breastfeeding just got even greener thanks to Simple Wishes for adding BPA and phthalate-free Oxo-biodegradable HoneySuckle Breastmilk Storage Bags to their collection of nursing supplies. Best-known for

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