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New ebook debuts . . . and Chelsea loves Baby 411!

In a total surprise, we got a shout out from Chelsea Clinton for the Baby 411. Clinton is on a book tour for her new book It’s Your World and sat down with US Weekly for an interview. Asked for her list of favorite books, she said this about Baby 411: So big thanks to Chelsea […]

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Pre-order a copy of Baby 411 and save 48%

How would you like to save 48% off the price of our book Baby 411? We’ve got a brand new edition of Baby 411 set to debut in August! As always, we’ve updated, revised and expanded the new book—new advice on starting solid foods, the baby-led weaning trend and more! Here’s the best deal: Amazon […]

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Nest debuts new baby monitor cam, the Nest Cam

The Dropcam is dead. Viva la Nest Cam! About a year ago, Nest (the smart thermostat folks) purchased Dropcam, the maker of our top pick for streaming nursery cams. Now Nest is rebranding Dropcam as (…wait for it) the Nest Cam. (Nest is owned by Google . . . no, you can’t escape them. Now […]

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Coming next week: 5 new web sites!

Hi all: We’re debuting five new web sites next week! Earlier this month, we unveiled our first “micro” site with our recommendations for the best video baby monitors. Next week, we’ll add five new web sites that each focus on a different gear category! One new site per day! Stay tuned and watch this blog, our […]

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Best Baby Monitors

Looking for a baby monitor? Check out our new monitor site!

We’ve launched a brand new site: the Best Baby Monitors! This new site features our recommendations for video baby monitors in three categories: fixed, point-tilt-zoom and streaming. So here’s our thinking: we are launching a series of these small, micro sites that focus on single baby gear topics. We’ve realized in recent years that some folks are […]

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RECALL: Angelcare Recalls to Repair 600,000 Movement and Sound Baby Monitors After Two Deaths Due to Strangulation Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Angelcare Monitors Inc.®, of Quebec, Canada, is announcing a voluntary recall to provide cord covers for 600,000 Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads. The cord attached to the baby monitor’s sensor pad is placed under the crib mattress, which poses […]

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Preventing your baby monitor from being hacked

Recent media reports have highlighted a troubling vulnerability with new baby monitors: being hacked. A Houston family told their story of a hacked baby monitor to the local ABC station, which was picked up by CNN. While the hacked camera wasn’t identified in media reports, it appears to be a Foscam wireless camera, which is […]

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Summer settles lawsuit over video baby monitors that can be picked up by neighbors

Summer Infant reported its 4th Quarter results on Monday—and tucked into the press release of how Summer was doing was this interesting nugget: The Company agreed to a proposed settlement in January 2012 for a purported class action lawsuit that was initially filed in October 2009. The plaintiffs alleged that the retail packaging of certain […]

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