There are few anxieties as intense as leaving a newborn infant alone in their own room for the first time. To vigilant parents, that freshly wall-papered nursery is filled with phantom illness, baby snatchers, and bodily harm at every padded turn. We fret, we check, and we creep back in to check again. Fortunately, there’s an easier way to sooth adult nerves, stay responsible, and still let that hard-working cherub get the undisturbed sleep he or she needs. Here are a few features to look for in a baby monitor to maintain digital awareness from any area of the house.