Summary: I wanted this for the monitoring of baby's breathing cuz she chokes frequently & if I'm asleep that scares me! I have her in an arms reach co-sleeper next to my bed & the only issue I have is even with the setting on "breathing only" it still acts as if she's breathing if I move in my own bed "next...
Excerpt: I bought this baby monitor six years ago for my first of three children and it has lasted and worked for all three children. There are some pros and cons of this product. The pros of this product is the durability and distance. I bring this baby monitor on vacation to the beach with us.
Excerpt: Every parent I have ever met has worried about their child stopping breathing through the night. SO, they wake up just to check to make sure they are breathing. It's such a scary thought and even if you have breathable bumpers and nothing in the crib SIDS is possible for the first year because they...
Excerpt: As a first time parent, we bought this thinking it was one more layer of protection. We soon learned that as soon as baby #1 was able to move, and subsequently move off the sensor, he constantly set off the monitor - scaring the crap out of us in the process. We never used it again.
Excerpt: When picking out a moniter while pregnant, I read a ton of reviews on this one. I wasnt sure if I really needed something like this, if it was just something to make scared moms spend more. I decided to just get it. Thank God I did! My daughter was born very sick, and spent 4 weeks in the NICU.
Excerpt: I purchased this monitor second hand off of ebay. Being a first time mom, I was worried about SIDS. My daughter slept next to my bed for the first 3 months in her bassinet. I did not need a monitor for that. Once moved into her room across the house, I installed this monitor.
Excerpt: I had the Fisher Price Sound & Lights monitor with my first child, and I was a nervous wreck. I loved the monitor itself, but I was so frightened by the thought of SIDS that sound alone was not enough. I decided that with my second child, I would pay the money for the Angelcare monitor.
Excerpt: We love our Angel Care Monitor! We have been using it for over 5 years and it still works great. We used it for both kids as infants and now use just the sound monitor for our toddler. My daughter even managed to knock most of the antennae off and we still get a good signal!
Excerpt: i just bought this for my newborn. I have a heart condition and have to take beta blockers. the doctors said i can breastfeed but i had to keep a close eye on baby because the pill could pass through my milk and slow his heartrate. this scared me to death so i bought the angel care monitor.