Sleep sounds and noise machines can be a great way to help baby fall asleep naturally… and stay asleep. These top rated, adorable, budget friendly, and customizable sleep machines may be just want you need:
One of the most critical aspects of baby sleep is creating a peaceful sleep environment that helps baby get to sleep.
This involves a few things, nothing too expensive or difficult to achieve, and a noise machine is one of them.
Here are some reasons why noise machines are necessary (from me, your humble certified sleep consultant):
- Noise machines block out environmental noise
- It creates a positive sleep association, not a sleep prop
- You don’t have to worry as much about siblings making noise
- Sleep noises are calming and soothing
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Top Rated Baby Noise Machines Under $25
So, you don’t always have to spend a lot to get a great quality sleep machine. These are trusted brands with high quality ratings and reviews:
- Yogasleep Hushh Portable Sound Machine – With this top seller, you can choose from bright white noise, deep white noise, or gentle surf. It’s compact and easy to travel with. I love the clip lanyard that easily attaches to crib sides.
- Easysleep Sound Machine – If you like options, this is the budget sound machine for you. It has 25 different sounds with built in sleep timers. It also has night lights and the capability to be battery or USB powered.
- VTeck (The Monkey) Baby Sleep Soother – You won’t go wrong with this cutie pie! First off, it’s adorable. Secondly, it has 5 ambient sounds, 5 calming melodies, and a night light. The “tail” of the monkey is it’s hanging hook.
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- HoMedics White Noise Machine– A best seller, this noise machine sits on a table top and has 6 soothing nature sounds. It has battery capabilities, but also comes with a wall charger. If you like simple choices, it comes in silver, blue, and gray.
- Natural Sound Sleep Machine – 26 southing sounds… wow! This machine also a baby night light, 32 volume adjustments, and a timer memory function. I love the variety of nature sounds it provides.
Baby Noise Machines that Look Cute in the Nursery
Aesthetics isn’t everything, but it’s certainly something. If you care about the design and aesthetics of your rooms, as I do, then you’ll like these.
Plus, some children love to snuggle close with their sound machine stuffed animal.
- Sleep Plant – 🪴 This adorable sleep machine looks like a succulent plant. It has fan sounds, white sounds, and nature sounds. I love how it looks just like a real plant and has super easy functions.
- Little Shell Sound Machine – The Little Shell sound machine serves as a night light and crying detection machine as well. It can stand up, lay in the crib, or hang from something nearby.
- Globe Mountain Range Sleep Machine – I am obsessed with how cute this sound machine is. It’s elegant and has some great ambiance. It features six nature sounds which include rain, fire, wind, ocean, and more.
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- Cuddly Stuffed Animal Sound Machine – There are unicorns, lambs, teddy bears, and more stuffed animals to choose from. They feature 4 white noises, 4 lullaby, and an automatic shut off.
- Purple Dino Sleep Soother – Let’s talk about a sleep soother that does it all. This is not just a sound machine. It’s a stuffy, light projector, hangable, snuggle machine… that can even play mom’s heartbeat.
- Olele the Owl Shusher – Olele the Owl will be activated when it hears crying (for 5 + seconds) to provide shushing noises. It’s belly also projects ambient stars and can play 5 melodic lullabies.
Sleep Sounds & Noise Machines with Customizable Sounds
Of course, everyone likes having options. It could also be that your baby sleeps better with certain sounds.
These machines can be tailored to meet your babies needs:
- Brookstone White Noise Mixer – This is great for someone who likes to personalize their babies sound experience. There are limitless customizations available by the sliding of different sound bars on this sound machine.
- Momcozy Noise Machine – I love the fact that this one completely controllable by your smart phone. So, you don’t have to go in to adjust or turn on/off the sound. It has 34 unique sounds, a built in alarm clock, and night light.
- Color Noise Sound Machine – This top rated noise machine and night light has 10 colors to choose from with customizable brightness. There are some really unique sounds in this one as well. One is called “train.” I would have to hear this one to believe it.
- Sound Oasis – This bluetooth device has sounds that were developed by a doctor for the use of anxiety control, relaxation, and separation anxiety. You can choose from these sounds (including deep pink noise) or play your own music through it’s bluetooth capabilities.
- Baby Shusher Sleep Machine – A top seller in sleep machines, this “shusher” uses real human shushing sounds on a timer. It’s easily portable for carrying on trips or wherever you find the need to put your baby down for a nap.
High End Baby Sleep Sound Machines
Check out these sleep sounds and noise machines if you’re looking for the best-of-the-best. Truly, they are from trusted brands and all have good reviews.
- Hatch Rest 2nd Generation Dream Machine – Let’s talk about a 5 star reviewed machine that can do it all. I’m talking everything from peaceful sounds to time to rise/bed alarm systems. It’s bluetooth controlled and corded electric.
- Ohma Smart Baby Sleep Monitor – This is an all-inclusive machine for your baby’s sleep needs. It’s got a temperature and humidity sensor, wireless talk & listen, video camera, night light, and sleep noises.
- Airsee Baby Sound Machine – With this one you’re getting 31 high quality sounds and a soft night light. It’s easily portable and comes with a beautiful stand.
- Maraca Classic Sleep Machine – This sleep machine is a beautiful model with classic fan sounds. It’s simple design is easy to use and durable. It claims to mask wanted noises and provide a peaceful sleeping experience.
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- Yogasleep DOHM Classic Noise Machine – This original white noise machine has excellent ratings and reviews. It produces a soothing natural sound from a real fan with speed options. It is excellent for masking background noises and traveling with babies.
- Hatch Restore Sound Machine – Baby’s room can use this smart small sound and noise machine for gentle wake up and sleep routines. It features a gentle rise and bed night light alarm clock system and soothing sounds.