Why Nanit Is the Best Baby Monitor for New Dads

Why Nanit Is the Best Baby Monitor for New Dads

The days of Mom being the one to get up in the middle of the night with baby while Dad sleeps soundly are over. Today’s dads are involved and engaged, and even if they’re not breastfeeding, they’re up at 2 am for moral support (and to help clean those inevitable spit-ups). Let’s reward Dad with what he really needs this Father’s Day: the gift of sleep with the best baby monitor around!

No, we don’t mean going back to having Mom do all the work for those 2 am feedings. We mean better sleep for Baby, which means better sleep for Mom and Dad. Give Nanit to the special new dad in your life, and everyone will get a good (or at least better) night’s rest because Nanit babies sleep 10% longer each night—which adds up to two more glorious weeks of sleep each year!

Here’s why Nanit makes an amazing Father’s Day Gift:

Nanit is a high-tech baby monitor for tech-savvy dads

Forget fuzzy audio and grainy video! If you’re shopping for a dad who prizes his home theater set-up, he’ll love the crystal-clear 1080p image quality and sound that comes with a Nanit baby monitor. And there’s no clunky parent unit to carry around or set on your nightstand, either. The video feed goes straight to your smartphone via the Nanit app, which means you don’t have to be within range of the camera in the nursery to see the feed. Two-way audio means that even when Dad’s on a business trip, he can say good-night to Baby, and Nanit is compatible with Alexa, too.

Nanit goes beyond a simple audio and video feed, though. One of the features parents love is its Breathing Motion Monitoring. If you’ve ever stuck your finger under a newborn’s nose to make sure he’s breathing (come on, you know you’ve done it!), Breathing Motion Monitoring is a game-changer. You can have the peace of mind you need without waking up Baby because Nanit’s unique Breathing Wear allows the camera to track the up-and-down motion of Baby’s chest as she breathes. And there are no wires or electronic devices that you need to attach to the baby for it to work!

Oh, and did we mention that Nanit still works even when the internet is down? Yep, Nanit thought of everything.

Nanit Has all the data for dad—and a lot more

If Dad’s a data guy, he’s going to appreciate the Nanit smart monitor. Nanit doesn’t just collect stats; it helps parents take action on the data to improve Baby’s sleep.

Nanit tracks important data points like how long it takes Baby to fall asleep, the duration of their sleep, and more. With an Insights subscription, we’ll crunch the numbers and send Mom and Dad evidence-based sleep advice from infant sleep experts. Put it into practice now, and Mom, Dad, and Baby will get some extra Zs every night.

Dad will also love that Nanit tracks Baby’s growth, measurements, movements, and milestones, so even when he’s not at home, he can get that perfect Nanit bird’s eye view of the first time Baby rolls over or sits up in the crib. A subscription to Insights gives parents access to data collected using Smart Sheets, with additional tips on milestones, growth, and development.

Nanit has the advantages of a wi-fi baby monitor, with the security Dad needs

Gender roles are so last century, but dads are always serious about protecting their families, and when it comes to baby monitors, they have some concerns. Can wi-fi monitors be hacked? Can some creep use our monitor to talk to our baby? Could someone use the baby monitor to get into our wi-fi network and steal our credit card information and passwords?

Dad will be glad to know that Nanit has all the advantages of wi-fi monitors, with advanced privacy features to protect sensitive personal information. Parenting teams can be set up with different permissions, the video and audio feeds use 256-Bit AES encryption, and two-factor authentication can be set up for an extra layer of security.

Nanit takes security and privacy seriously, which is why there has never been a data breach or instance of hacking involving Nanit smart monitors.

Give the Gift Of Nanit This Father’s Day

Learn more about the Nanit Pro camera and why it’s the best Father’s Day gift for new dads!

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Natalie Barnett, PhD serves as VP of Clinical Research at Nanit. Natalie initiated sleep research collaborations at Nanit and in her current role, Natalie oversees collaborations with researchers at hospitals and universities around the world who use the Nanit camera to better understand pediatric sleep and leads the internal sleep and development research programs at Nanit. Natalie holds a Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of New England in Australia and a Postgraduate Certificate in Pediatric Sleep Science from the University of Western Australia. Natalie was an Assistant Professor in the Neurogenetics Unit at NYU School of Medicine prior to joining Nanit. Natalie is also the voice of Nanit's science-backed, personalized sleep tips delivered to users throughout their baby's first few years.

Kristy Ojala is Nanit’s Digital Content Director. She spends way too much time looking at maps and weather forecasts and pictures of Devon Rex cats and no-cook dinners. A former sleep champion, she strives to share trustworthy somnabulism tips with other parents—praying for that one fine day when no tiny humans wake her up while it’s still dark out. Her kids highly recommend 3 books, approximately 600 stuffies, Chopin’s “Nocturnes,” and the Nanit Sound + Light for bedtime success.

Mackenzie Sangster is on the Brand and Community team at Nanit. She supports content development and editing for Nanit’s Parent Confidently blog as well as other marketing initiatives. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her friends, cooking, being active, and using the Pro + Flex Duo to keep an eye on her fur-baby, Poppy!

Holly Hays is a contributor and writer for Nanit, channeling her years as a mama and former magazine editor to create fun, useful content for fellow busy, trying-to-do-their-best parents and caregivers. Holly has written for a wide range of brands and media outlets (Ergobaby, HGTV, Manhattan Toy Company, OXO), loves to cook and read mystery novels, and leans heavily on her two daughters to keep her up to date on all the latest slang.