Top Gadgets for Will & Kate’s Baby George

After nine months of anticipation and guesswork, he’s finally arrived – a beautiful bouncing baby boy. An amount of attention towards the tiny newborn, whom will one day inherent the British throne, is expected. Wall-to-wall coverage, people camping outside the hospital in anticipation to get a ‘glimpse’ and global hysteria is however a tad over the top. Nonetheless, pondering about all the luxury presents, clothes and toys this privileged baby will be showered with is mildly entertaining, including what baby gadgets his parents and nannies will have at their disposal during these first few months.

Take a look at the top five gadgets for baby George Alexander Louis:

Ultimate Baby Wipes Warmer by Prince Lionheart

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Babies and cold baby wipes aren’t always a good idea, particularly with boys who have a tendency to greet a cold wipe with an abrupt stream of wee.

Being first time parents, Kate and Wills probably won’t be aware of baby boys’ aversion to cold wipes, although they may have been told. The Ultimate Wipes Warmer by Prince Lionheart is likely to prove an invaluable gadget for Baby George. Not only will this nifty device warm the wipes but it will keep them moist and fresh – perfect for a little Prince.

Smart Baby Monitor by Withings

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Amidst their tiredness, elation and infatuation with their bundle of joy, most new parents endure some kind of almost paranoid desire to monitor their baby’s every move. With its night vision technology, a high-resolution camera, video and microphone and high-tech noise, motion, temperature and humidity tracker, the Smart Baby Monitor should suffice as being fit to supervise the tiny Prince.

Lullabies can even be played alongside a multi-coloured night light. Not to mention featuring Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Ethernet cable connection. Quite a baby monitor for a refreshingly modest £217 (approx.).

Go Self-Warming Baby Bottle by iiamo

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Long gone are the days when parents had to arduously wait for milk to warm in a pan of boiling water. 21st century parents have access to instant milk warmers and none are as high-tech as the Self-Warming Baby Bottle by iiamo.

This funky looking baby bottle can warm six ounces of milk to the recommended temperature in about four minutes. Without any need for electricity, cords or water, the iiamo Go is perfect for outdoor events and being the Royal family, there’s bound to be a few of them.

Despite being fit for a prince this useful baby gadget has a commoner price tag of just £22.

Remote Fever Monitor by Bebe Sounds

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Disturbing your baby when he or she is sick to take their temperature is an anguish no parent wants to have to tolerate. This is when Bebe Sounds Remote Fever Monitor could prove priceless. Simply clip the monitor onto baby’s nappy or baby gro and the thermometer will beep if the temperature reads too high.

Smart Kids Scales by Withings

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Bundling Baby George into a pram and pushing him to the hospital with paps jumping out from every bush won’t be on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s agenda. Instead of making frequent visits to the hospital to get baby weighed, Kate and Wills could do it from the safety of the palace with the Smart Kid Scale.

This state-of-the-art scale uploads the readings through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. It takes accurate readings and will even ignore non-baby weight such as blankets and nappies.

For £145.95 the Smart Kid Scale is definitely a smarter way to weigh your baby, particularly if avoiding the paparazzi is an issue.

Withings Internet-Connected Scales: WiFi weight loss

Innovative company Withings have announced the release of the Wireless Scale WS-30, the first in their new line of internet-connected bathroom scales. Combining Bluetooth and wifi connectivity to offer a seamless, PC-free experience from the very first use, the latest Withings technology provides users with an ultra-intuitive experience. The scales provide day-to-day feedback, while the accompanying Withings Health Companion app allows you to take control of your weight anywhere, anytime.

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Trailblazers in the world of wellbeing, Withings develop gadgets to help people stay on track with their health goals. Having released the world’s first Wifi-enabled scale in 2009, this latest product takes that concept a step further, providing more simplicity, greater accuracy and a higher degree of flexibility for users.

Easy-to-use Technology and Tools

Once set up, the scale instantly recognises individual users and gives each user access to exclusive Withings services that help with weight management. Whether you want to keep the scales in your bathroom or plan to travel with them, WS-30 is portable and doesn’t even require a computer to use. When no wifi signal is available, you can record your results by connecting to your smartphone or tablet using Bluetooth.

Cédric Hutchings, Co-Founder of Withings, says: “With Wireless Scale, we have simplified even further the way people automatically assess how fit they are. Now anyone can enjoy the benefits of self-measurement in a really simple way without worrying about connectivity.”

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Additional Features

As well as being able to recognize individual users, the scale’s Position Control™ technology provides smart, visual feedback that enables users to properly position themselves for greater accuracy in measurements. Using the app, you can store data about their weight and BMI, which you can then access from anywhere using the Withings Health Companion app. Motivation is the key when it comes to weight loss, and the app is packed with features that encourage goal setting and provide coaching services, you can use the app to generate weight graphs and map your success so far.

All this and more happens automatically as soon as you step on the scale. Graphs and tables are tracked in your personal account, saved for you to view at any time. With the ability to keep track of up to eight different profiles, the scales provide accurate measurements and mapping for the whole family. Each user can choose to keep their data private, or share it with others, such as doctors, coaches or accountability partners.

The Wireless Scale WS-30 is available in Europe from www.withings.com and retails for around €119.95.