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Should we really be connecting with our babies — via Wi-Fi ?

Laura June comments on the growing popularity of digital baby monitoring equipment and what it says about our nervous parenting culture.
Laura June has immersed herself in the world of baby-targeted tech, like the Pacif-i electronic pacifier pictured here. (bluemaestro.com)

The internet of babies is here. But as tech writer Laura June tells Shad, even the most sophisticated technologies can't help new parents sleep at night.

June comments on the growing popularity of digital baby monitoring equipment and what it says about our nervous parenting culture. She also weighs in on how technology can potentially distance parents from their babies' bodies and needs.

WEB EXTRA | Watch the pitch for the sold-out Sproutling Monitor mentioned in the interview. What's your reaction to this kind of high-tech monitoring? 

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