A quality baby monitor can feel like a parent’s only option to confidently separate from their child, especially in the early days. But it’s easy to feel ill-prepared to choose which one is right for you, especially when there are a zillion bells and whistles (government-level surveillance! pre-recorded lullabies!) that don’t make sense until you’re in it. (Bring on the sleep training and nap routines.) That’s why we did the research for you. Here, our top baby monitor picks for every nursery need.