Baby Tech Buying GuideDavid Priest walks us through how to make a smart buying choice, while his adorable infant son constantly interrupts.
[MUSIC] As a new dad, I can tell you first hand how difficult it is to find the right products that are actually helpful for parenting. So, I decided to test out all of these hi-tech stuff so that other new parents like me can enter this brave new world of smart parenting prepared. Okay, I don't have your pacifier so just Yea, just do your thing. Here are some tips for buying your first smart baby tech. First, look for smart versions of the products you are going to have to buy anyway. [LAUGH] Okay. Every kid needs a place to sleep, so something like the Fisher Price smart connect sleeper might add some really helpful features for only a little more money than you're gonna spend already. All right, second basic can be better. The 4moms infant tub It's simple and affordable, but it's also one of the most helpful gadgets I've used. [SOUND] Hey. Hey, you doing okay? Third, ways to find out what you and your child really need to be able to function. You don't want a $300 investment. Than gathering dust on the corner when you could've gotten a $40 gadget that makes you parent like a champ. For instance, a smart thermometer like Kinsa which only costs like 60 bucks, is a much better fit for me personally than a $250 Hatchbaby changing pad But for other parents it might be different. At the end of the day, the most helpful rule of thumb that I've learned is this, wait until you know what you really need as a parent, then look for products that fulfill that need. Okay, kidd.