At what age did you stop using baby monitors?

At what age did you stop using a monitor in the kid’s room? My toddler can open doors now, and sometimes I don’t wake up until she is in the hall crying, or she will just come to get in bed with me, then it’s too late to check the monitor. At this point, I’m just watching her sleep. At what age did it become creepy to watch your kid sleep?


I never done the monitors where i could see them. That just freaked me out :joy:
I stopped with my oldest when she was around 3. She wasn’t getting out of the bed at night and if she did she was coming straight to our room.

My toddler is 2 and we still use the baby monitor. She can also open doors, so we have a baby gate at her door (which thankfully she hasn’t figured out how to open yet) and we turn the volume up at night so that if she cries in the middle of the night, we hear it. I don’t think it’s creepy at all to watch your kid sleep. My 6 year old shares the room with the 2 year old and honestly, it’s a comfort to see them both on the monitor at night.


My son’s 3 and I still have one in his room. It’s how I know if he wakes up on the middle of the night or something and I just like to be able to have it in case anything happens. I plan I keeping it in there as long as I can, certainly as long as he’s a toddler. I just like to be able to keep an eye on him.

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We still have one in the room with our 4 year old and 18 month old (they share a room)

I kept it in the room till about 3 not really for the overnight times but it kept my mind at ease during the daytime when she’d want to play in her room or if friends came over to play just so I could check in more often and make sure they weren’t doing anything bad

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My kids are 6 and 2. When my second was born we were just getting to the stage where we didn’t need it anymore with my oldest but I kept it in there anyway because lil bro. I’ll probably keep it in there until he’s about 4 as well.

I never used them. I do however have safety things for my son. I have safety knobs where he can’t open the door. I do have a baby gate in his room so he can’t close the door at all

I never had a video monitor with any of my 3 :woman_shrugging:t2:

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My son is 6 months old and I do not use a baby monitor. His crib is in my room, or we leave the door open while he naps, I listen for him and check on him regularly. My baby will yell mom also if he is upset and no longer just playing or napping.

My son is 2 almost 3 and I still use the monitor for him

My boys are 2 and 4 and share a room, sometimes my oldest stays up later than his brother and he plays quietly. But my 2 year old is almost always up before my 4 year old and I’d never know without it. Don’t see us getting rid of it for a while

Never used them always just kept them close and checked on them constantly

When it broke lol mine broke around 4 yrs old :woman_shrugging:

Keep it untill you dont want to use any more, hell use it till they leave home its your castle after all lol

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LO is 3 and a half and we stopped using it nightly after we converted him to a toddler bed. We use it now occasionally, but only if he’s sick

I have never used them
Had them for 2 of 4 babies but never used them! :woman_shrugging: Youngest will be 3 soon!

We have it in our 6 and 3 year old room. We hardly use it. I use it for if they are playing in there. Or during nap time just to make sure they lay down. At night til they fall asleep then I turn it off. And if they are sick then All night so I can listen better

Iv never had any monitor i dont share a room ether my youngest is 7 months old and i can be dead asleep and still wake up quickly to him

I never used tgem. I taught my kids. They do not get out of bed unless i am awake. Its too dsngerous to have a toddler / child running around the house.