Baby Monitors

Find the best baby monitor for you and your baby with our range of trusted monitors. Whether you’re looking for smart wifi monitors, video cameras or audio devices, Metro Baby has the perfect product to keep baby safe, and mum and dad relaxed.

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Top Baby Monitors For 2024

With the assistance of a reliable baby monitor, you can hear and see your baby while he or she sleeps. The best baby monitors allow you to get on with other activities with peace of mind knowing you will hear if your baby calls. At Metro Baby we have done the research to help you find the best baby monitors for 2024.

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Baby monitors bring peace of mind

Being a parent, you are constantly on the lookout, keeping a vigilant watch over your precious one. Give your mind and nerves a break with the security and comfort of a baby monitor.


Exploring our range of baby monitors

Metro Baby stocks only the most-trusted brands of baby monitors to keep your little one safe and give you the peace of mind that comes from knowing that superior technology is protecting your baby.

Baby monitors explained

A baby monitor allows parents to let their baby sleep while not being on tenterhooks, wondering if they are ok and constantly feeling the need to check in. When you shower, do chores or need to be temporarily further away from where your baby sleeps, a real-time monitor allows you to do so while remaining a fly on the nursery wall.

Wi-Fi Baby Monitors

This monitor style uses a (hopefully) secured wifi connection to allow wireless devices such as phones and tablets to view video footage from anywhere. They come in handy, especially if you are away from home and want to check on your baby (e.g. while you’re at work and your partner is watching your little one or when your baby is being cared for by a babysitter).


Video Baby Monitors

Video monitors send a feed, through radio signals, mobile networks or wifi, from a video camera in the baby’s room. Video monitors allow viewing through the base/parent unit and/or an app on your phone. Video monitors can include light shows, lullabies, white noise, and nature sounds to help make sleep time easier.

Audio Baby Monitors

This older type of monitor allows you to hear any noise your baby makes and can detect sounds as soft as breathing. Some audio monitors offer two-way audio so you can listen and speak to your baby.

Features to check out:

Interconnectivity: Smart homes and devices increase functionality by allowing you to add additional cameras. Connect to Amazon’s Alexa or to your Apple or Android phone.
Room temperature checker: A temperature sensor can help maintain a safe, comfortable sleep environment for your baby's room.
Motion and sound sensors: Help detect if your baby’s breathing changes or if they start crying, moving around or calling out.
Zoom capacity: This lets you zoom in or out for a better view.
Night vision: Infrared night vision helps you see your baby at night without needing to leave a light on.
Indicators: Can display the strength of wifi signal, power, if the camera is on, etc.
Night lights: Some monitors have an integrated night light.


Benefits of having a baby monitor

Peace of mind: There are many scenarios an anxious parent runs through their mind when they aren’t with their child. A baby monitor is a simple and effective way to ease anxiety. 
Safety: Easily check if the baby is standing up in their cot, lying in a dangerous position, or if their breathing changes.
Security: Monitors can function as ‘nanny cams’, monitoring others’ interactions with your precious one or even alerting you to an intruder.

What to consider before purchasing

Battery life: If battery operated, how long will it last?
Camera quality: Does the camera unit offer high-resolution images?
Range: How far can the monitor be from the parent unit and still work well?
Portability: How easy is the monitor to move to a different room if needed?


Baby monitor safety

It’s essential to keep your baby safe when using a monitor. Here are a few points to remember:
● Be careful to keep any monitor cords or adapters far away from where the baby is sleeping, ensuring nothing is in the crib or within arm’s reach.
● If mounting your monitor to the wall or ceiling, ensure you do so securely.
● Baby monitors are not virtual babysitters. Although they help monitor your baby, you must continue to check on them and use common sense.

For new parents

A baby monitor is a simple and effective way to reassure new parents who are nervous about leaving their baby, whether placing them in a close-by room to sleep or leaving them with a nanny when out.


Securing your baby monitor

Although baby monitor hacks aren’t common, any device connected to the internet is at risk of being hacked. To help reduce this possibility, buy a brand with security features (like encrypted connection) and follow the guidelines (like setting up two-factor authentication, creating a strong, unique password and enabling auto-updates).

Reducing anxiety

Take away some of the stress of being a new parent by purchasing a smart baby monitor that allows remote access to check on your baby when you can't physically be with them.


Baby video monitors from trusted brands, including owlet, vtech & more

Baby monitors have come a long way in the past decade. Metro Baby is excited to carry some new-tech innovations from Australia and overseas. Discover trusted brands like Owlet, Lollipop, Oricom, Vtech and Kodak. Some of our favourites include:

  • Vtech - Smart HD baby monitors with Bluetooth wifi connectivity, built-in sounds, lullabies and two-way talk. Enjoy high-quality sharpness and vibrant full-colour video. Screens can be cot or wall-mounted. Zoom in, zoom out and angle the camera as needed with HD pan & tilt video options.
  • Owlet - The Smart Sock is an innovative way to monitor your baby as they sleep. An electronic sensor hidden in the sock uses pulse oximetry to track our baby’s heart rate and oxygen levels. If readings fall outside a preset norm, an alarm will alert you. Phone notifications are also available via the app.
  • Oricom - The Smart HD Nursery Pal video baby monitor provides remote access to a smartphone. Move around the home or watch from afar through your phone. Use this feature-rich device to track room temperature, use two-way talk, set a multi-colour nightlight and more.


Endless choices at Metro Baby

With Metro Baby’s extensive range of high-quality choices, it’s easy to pick up a baby monitor that perfectly suits you and your little one. 


Frequently asked questions (faq) about baby monitors:


What is the best baby monitor?

There are many trusted baby monitor brands like Oricom, Vtech, Uniden and Motorola to choose from when trying to decide on the best option. The best monitor for you and your little one will depend on your needs and budget. It’s a great item to add to your gift registry!

Which baby monitor should I buy?

If you’re new to the world of baby monitors, narrowing down the one best suited to your needs can be tricky. While Metro Baby helps reduce this confusion with our curated collection of products, we make exchanges and returns easy if you order the wrong one.

Are baby monitors necessary?

While a baby monitor is not an essential item like a pram, it can be highly beneficial, especially for first-time parents. With the addition of video, baby cameras offer an additional layer of safety and peace of mind.

What features to look for in a baby monitor?

There are endless bells and whistles available when it comes to baby monitors. Some of the features available are monitors with two-way audio, temperature display, HD video, touchscreen, LCD screen, tilt cameras and pre-programmed lullabies. Products like the Babysense7 Breathing Movement Monitor alert you if your baby’s breathing slows or is not detected. Ultimately, your needs and budget will help you differentiate between the essential and ‘nice to have’ features. If you have questions about baby monitors or their features, please contact us to speak with one of our customer service team members.