I was recently working on a "newborn must haves" post and one of the first products that came to mind was the Owlet smart sock. I discovered Owlet when Phayre was a baby. She was four months old and Eric wanted to move her into her crib in her nursery. I was having a really hard time with it; I felt so nervous and overwhelmed at the thought of her being so far away from me. We finally compromised-I got the Owlet smart sock and Eric got to move P into her crib in her nursery. I had complete peace of mind and transitioning her was no big deal! Whether your little one is sleeping in their nursery or your room, the Owlet is a must.
The amount of peace of mind and SLEEP that the Owlet Smart Sock brought me was huge (and if you know me, you know how much I love sleep). I couldn't have lived without it with Phayre and I am so happy I'll have it right away with the new babe. I don't think it would matter if this were my third or my sixth baby, I would still have anxiety when it comes to my baby's sleeping and their wellbeing. The Owlet Smart Sock takes care of that anxiety and for that I'm so thankful!
And the best news? Owlet has somehow improved this already amazing product and recently released the Smart Sock 2. Here's how it works: The Smart Sock 2 uses pulse oximetry to track your infants heart rate and oxygen levels while they're sleeping. You can track your baby's heart rate and oxygen levels right on your phone and will receive a notification (with lights and sounds) if your baby's levels fall outside of the preset zones. All of this information is transmitted to you by a little sock that goes onto your infants foot. The sock has been upgraded with a smarter, more reliable sensor and it's made out of a super soft, flexible material. The sock itself is simple and goes on easily, Phayre never even knew she had it on.
The information is communicated from the sock to your phone through a base station. The base station now has an increased range and can be up to 100 feet away from the sock. There have also been improvements in the hardware, leading to less false notifications (we never actually had a false alarm with P). Bottom line, it's crazy easy to use. All you have to do is slip the sock on your infant and you'll have total peace of mind!
I so so highly recommend the Owlet Smart Sock. We had complete peace of mind transitioning Phayre to her crib and I am so thankful we have this product for the new baby. I cannot wait to try out the new Smart Sock 2 and see the improvements for myself. He may not have a name or a nursery yet, but I am definitely making progress preparing for him! If you are pregnant or have a tiny baby and are looking for peace of mind and better sleep, definitely check out Owlet Care!