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Top 10 Greatest Tech Gadgets for Parents

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    Braun No Touch+ Forehead Thermometer

    This non-invasive baby thermometer should be at the top of your baby tech to-buy list. The only thing worse than a sick, fussy baby, is a sick, fussy baby trying to avoid being poked and prodded with a traditional thermometer. You can either place this thermometer directly on their forehead or hold it up to two inches away, which is great for sleeping babies. This baby technology is safe for the whole family and promises a fast and accurate result. ($47; amazon.com)

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    4moms mamaRoo Swing

    Anybody who's ever stuck their baby in the car and drove around in hopes that she would fall asleep say, "I." Enter one of the best baby gadgets, the 4moms mamaRoo. It's a swing! It's a bouncy chair! It's the thing that will finally help get your baby to sleep. With five different movement settings—yes, "car ride" being one of them—this thing is sure to soothe your little one. ($250; target.com)

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    Summer Infant Video Baby Monitor

    Forget the audio monitors of yesteryear. The best baby gadgets of today will let you see all the trouble your toddler is causing during naptime, instead of just speculating. Whether you're a nervous first-time parent who likes to keep a close watch on your baby or a seasoned mama who wants to peek at your little one on your phone while at work, a video monitor is worth every penny. ($80; albeebaby.com)

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    Willow Hands-Free Breast Pump

    High-tech baby gear may have finally reached its best form with the amazing hands-free Willow breast pump. Forget clunky machinery to carry around—forget even sneaking away to pump. This pump is machinery and storage all-in-one, fits in your bra, and is so quiet you can do it from anywhere. Pump milk while you drive, work, make dinner—you name it! ($480; willowpump.com)

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    Baby Shusher

    I love hearing my baby cry! Said no one, ever. Unfortunately, crying is inevitable, and sometimes all the shushing in the world won’t help. But what about baby tech that can shush them for you? This noise machine mimics the rhythmic sounds of the womb, triggering your baby's "natural calming reflex" and helping to stop him from crying. In other words, it's a quiet house in a weirdly shaped can. ($35; buybuybaby.com)

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    Snuza Hero Sleep Monitor

    You know you’ve put your finger under baby’s nose to see if she’s still breathing during an extra-long nap. Sure, your little one may finally be sleeping like a rock, but you might be losing sleep wondering if they’re okay. This high-tech baby sleep monitor does exactly what it says: monitors your baby's movement, so you don't have to. You simply clip the device onto your baby's diaper near his tummy, and if there's no movement for 15 seconds, a gentle vibration will activate to stimulate movement. If there is no abdominal movement after 20 seconds, an alarm will sound. This device is a must for parents who feel the urge to constantly check on their sleeping baby. ($110; target.com)

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    Pocket Nanny Tracker

    You may think you'll remember the last time you changed baby’s diaper or fed him, but when you're in the throes of newborn-dom, you won't be able to remember whether or not you showered. The Pocket Nanny is the perfect baby tech for keeping track of naps, feedings, and poopy diapers—the trifecta of parenting topics. ($25; buybuybaby.com)

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    Hatch Smart Baby Changing Table and Scale

    This soft foam baby changing pad is actually one of the best baby tech gadgets on the market. Not only is it a cozy, comfy place for changing little diapers, but this changing pad doubles as a smart scale. When you lay your baby on top, the scale records your baby’s weight and sends the info to an app on your smartphone. No more wondering if your little one is gaining enough weight or if nursing babies are getting enough to eat. ($130; target.com)

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    Munchkin Lulla-Vibe Vibrating Mattress Pad

    We’ve already established that sometimes a car ride is the best way to get a fussy baby to sleep, but what if you’re constantly on the go with a little one who needs to nap? This portable vibrating mattress pad can be used in a crib, stroller, or anywhere else you need your little one to catch a few z’s. Simply slip it underneath your child’s nap spot and let it work its magic. ($25; munchkin.com)

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    Gro Egg Room Thermometer

    Experts say you should keep baby’s room from 65° to 70° Fahrenheit. Making sure things aren’t too chilly or too hot can be hard, but this cool baby gadget makes it easy. The Gro Egg room thermometer lights up different colors when the temperature is in the ideal range, higher, or lower—which makes peace of mind as easy as a glance. ($38; amazon.com)

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