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Best Smart Nightlights for Babies in 2022

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Fisher Price Smartconnect Delux Soother Lifestyle (Image credit: Fisher-Price SmartConnect Deluxe Soother in a nursery setting)

Nightlights have certainly come a long way from the tiny lamp with a physical switch and an incandescent light bulb. There are so many cool options now, some with pretty colors and patterns, fun shapes, auto-on/off, the ability to control your child's nightlight from your phone, and more. Here's some of our favorites that go above and beyond the traditional nightlight.

More than just lights

Smart nightlights offer so much more than the old school lights of the past. These handy accessories can now display colors on demand, project playful scenes, and send alerts the moment an issue is detected. The Hatch Baby Rest Nightlight (opens in new tab) is a sleek tableside companion with app controls to help soothe your little one at night, and its sleep routines feature establish healthy habits as your child grows.

If you are just starting out with setting up your nursery, then the Arlo Baby (opens in new tab) should definitely be on your list. This all-in-one smart accessory includes all of the essentials: a camera, two-way audio, lullaby capabilitiy, air quality monitoring, and a colorful nightlight. You can even dial up the fun by dressing up this camera with various outfits like bunny ears.

Karen S Freeman

Karen is a contributor to as a writer, social media manager, and co-host of the iMore Show. She’s been writing about Apple since 2010 with a year-long break to work at an Apple Store as a product specialist. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for AppAdvice and WatchAware. She’s an early adopter who used to wait in long lines on release days before pre-ordering made things much easier. Karen is a wife and mom (and dog mom) who is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to travel the world and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.