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Baby Sensors And Their Exceptional Abilities The first few nights after you have had a new baby is perhaps the most demanding, nerve racking experience for most mothers and fathers. With everything going on, the presence of a brand new baby has many parents exhausted, nervous and drained from the lack of sleep they receive in the first few days. A baby sensor is one of those convenient devices parents can use to ease their minds just a bit, for them to be able to do other chores or get some much needed rest although they typically do not completely relax during the first couple of days. Unlike a standard baby monitor, a baby sensor is something completely different. While most baby monitors allow parents to hear their child when they cry, or even when they move, they cannot inform them when the baby is not moving or crying. A sensor, on the other hand, sounds an alarm when it does not detect motion in a given time frame. All the infant's moves are monitored using a compact sensor placed underneath the mattress where the baby rests. If no micro-movement is noticed within 20 seconds, or if less than ten micro-movements are detected in a minute, an alarm sounds alerting parents that the infant is in distress. It is quite common for new parents to get up repeatedly, even obsessively, throughout the night to make sure their newborn is breathing. Since newborns ordinarily wake every three to four hours for feedings, this means that the precious little time parents have in those first few weeks to sleep is disturbed when it does not have to be. When utilizing a sensor, the parents can get more quality sleep as the sensor is there to signal when there is a problem as opposed to the parents having to go into the room themselves to check on the infant. The safety of the newborn is the main concern which is why these baby sensors are really valuable. Newborn babies often hold their breath while they are resting. It is not really a cause for concern and typically only lasts a couple of seconds. The alarm would sound if that continues more than 20 seconds which would then be cause for concern. A lot of parents would not even realize the baby stops breathing throughout the night even if they go in frequently to check on the infant throughout the night. Children have been diagnosed and treated for sleep apnea as a result of alarms set off by baby sensors. Without diagnosis and treatment, children with this disorder could experience serious consequences. With no treatment sleep apnea can cause a decrease in oxygen in an infant’s blood, in addition to a slow heart rate. Infant sleep apnea and SIDS, it should be pointed out have no known correlation investigations suggests. Experts in fact still do not fully understand what causes SIDS even with today's advanced medical technology. Medical experts in addition recommend children be placed lying on their backs to reduce the number of SIDS related deaths which has made a significant difference. While a sensor can't prevent an occurrence of SIDS, it will help detect sleep apnea. Infants who have sleep apnea unfortunately are susceptible to several problem and complications. With no treatment, it can be deadly. Even if it is not fatal, it can cause developmental delays, ear aches and frequent upper respiratory infections. If not treated correctly, it can also trigger obesity, hyperactivity and poor concentration. This very damaging condition does have treatment options available however. Mothers and fathers can be alerted to situations using a baby sensor that could have gone unnoticed, possible causing consequences that would be damaging to the child BabySense, LLC

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Baby Sensors And Their Exceptional Abilities and the parents also. Avoid going into your child's room to check on him when you have a baby sensor. Take a look at for much more information about BabySense.

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Baby Sensors And Their Exceptional Abilities  

Avoid going into your child's room to check on him when you have a baby sensor. Take a look at for much more information ab...