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Baby monitors help you keep tabs on your baby when you’re out of the room. As the name implies, sound-only monitors let you hear everything that’s going on in your baby’s room. They don’t have a display to give you a real-time video from the room, but they are usually less expensive than video monitors. While some of these auditory monitors only let you listen, others work as an intercom that let you respond to your child. Some plug into an electrical outlet while others run on rechargeable batteries, so be sure you know what option fits your need. Different monitors work on different frequencies, have longer ranges, or work better between floors, so consider the conditions in your home before buying.

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