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The Nanny Cam Review Guide

Katie Bugbee
Jan. 11, 2018

Real families test and review the most popular nanny camera or security cameras on the market. Here are their thoughts.

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So, you're looking to buy a nanny cam..and it might not even be to check in on the nanny.

There are a lot of great benefits to having a security camera in your house, collecting footage of your child, or pet, home renovation while you're out.  A lot of families are even using  nanny cams as baby monitors since they can integrate the camera with their smart phone and watch from any room, or throughout the day.

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Plus, a lot of people just want extra coverage of their house. And these cameras are so smart, they can monitor the temperature, alert to loud noises and send messages when there's something worth watching. 

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Care.com decided to review a number of top "nanny cams" or home security cameras and give honest feedback from real families. Here's what they decided. 

But first, it's important to know the rules if you are using the camera to monitor a caregiver in your house. Learn the nanny cam laws.

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