Top 10 Baby Monitors - SafeWise Buyer’s Guide

2017’s Best Baby Monitors

Baby monitors serve as eyes in the back of your head. If you need to step out of the nursery, you can listen for crying, monitor for temperature, keep an eye on movement, and even talk to your baby while you’re coming to get them. Baby monitors can literally be a lifesaver too. Devices can alert you if your child is having difficulty breathing, stuck in his/her crib, needs to be changed, or if they’re having other issues.

Top 10 Baby Monitors

Since baby monitors place such a vital role in child safety, we’ve scoured top models to find the best monitors out there. If you’re shopping for a baby monitor, check out our reviews below to find the best option for your family.

Monitor

Pros

Cons

Price

Angelcare AC401-2P Deluxe Movement and Sound Monitor

Read Review

Pros

Motion Sensor

Temperature Gauge

Multiple Devices

Out-Of-Range Sensor

Cons

Battery-operated

Batteries not included

Babysense 5S Baby Movement Monitor

Read Review

Pros

Highly Responsive Motion Sensors

Two Motion Pads

No Cords

Cons

Only detects motion

Battery-operated

Motorola Remote Wireless Video Baby Monitor

Read Review

Pros

Video Monitoring

Temperature Monitor

Night Vision

Pan and Tilt

Long Range

Cons

Expensive

Battery-operated

Graco Secure Coverage Digital Baby Monitor

Read Review

Pros

Very Long Range

Digital Display

Affordable

Cons

No Video Monitoring

Battery-operated

VTech Safe & Sound Digital Audio Monitor

Read Review

Pros

Affordable

Talk To Your Baby

Rechargeable Batteries

Language Options

Vibration Alerts

Cons

So-So Indoor Range

No Video Monitoring

Summer Infant Sharp View High Definition Video Monitor

Read Review

Pros

Video Monitoring

High Quality Video

Pan, Scan, And Zoom

Long Range

Additional Cameras

Cons

Expensive

Phillips Avent DECT Baby Monitor SCD510/00

Read Review

Pros

LED Sound Signals

Talk Back

Long Battery

Cordless

Cons

Battery-operated

No Video

Simple

iBaby Digital Baby Monitor

Read Review

Pros

Video Monitoring

Temperature And Humidity Sensors

Pan and Tilt

Sound And Motion Alerts

Self Installs

Cons

Expensive

Nest Cam

Read Review

Pros

Compatibility

Night Vision

Motion Alerts

Cons

Expensive

No Two-Way Audio

Lorex SWEET PEEP Baby Monitor

Read Review

Pros

Video Monitoring

Extra Cameras

Built-In Lullabies

Two-Way Talk

Cons

Expensive

*SafeWise has conducted impartial research to recommend products. This is not a guarantee. Each individual’s unique needs should be considered when deciding on chosen products.

Find your perfect home security system