Keeping an eye on your little one couldn’t be easier with these baby monitors. Laura Mason rounds up her favourites
Best for tech: Netgear Arlo Baby Video Camera
This monitor works with an app on your phone and offers 1080p HD video, lullabies, white noise, sound and motion detection and thousands of light options. It checks temperature, humidity and air quality and can connect to Alexa and Google Assistant too.
£222.31 (cat skin extra), shop.bt.com
Best for audio: Vtech Safe & Sound Digital Audio Baby Monitor
With an extended reach of 450m and zero interference, this fab monitor picks up a secure transmission and offers a clear sound. An LED visual indicator complements the sound recording and the handy clip makes it easy to transport.
£24.99 (on sale end of July), argos.co.uk
Best for security: Somfy One
This smart security camera doubles as an intuitive baby monitor. You can watch a live stream directly from your phone and use the microphone for two-way talking, all the while feeling reassured by the enhanced security features. The whole family can feel safe knowing the alarm will be triggered if an intruder is detected. £229, amazon.co.uk
Best for sensor: Angelcare AC517 Baby Movement Monitor
Pop the sensor pad beneath the mattress to receive reports on baby’s movements. The gadget will trigger an alert if no movement is detected for 20 seconds, providing the ultimate piece of mind, especially in those early days. £269.99, angelcareshop.co.uk
Best for video: Summer Infant Baby Pixel Monitor
You can expect a clear picture day or night with this new device. Moving the parent monitor adjusts baby’s camera, giving you the ability to find the exact angle you need to check up on your little one. Also, receive alerts if baby moves outside a safe sleeping boundary. £199.99, summerinfant.co.uk