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Have baby, will travel with these 3 family-friendly gadgets

We all know travelling with the little guy isn't always easy. These new toys go the extra mile to make your next family vacation stress-free

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iCry Evoz tunes into your children’s coos and cries from far and wide – all you need is Wi-Fi and an iPhone. Set up the evoz monitor in your baby’s room, connect as many phones as you’d like to the unit, and start listening in from wherever you are. You can also receive text or e-mail alerts when baby starts crying and use the application’s collected data history to analyze sleep patterns. $180 (U.S, for monitor and one year premium service.); myevoz.com

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Car-seat carrier Let gogo Kidz Travelmate ease the load by converting a car seat into a toddler transporter. Mount your car seat (with child strapped in) onto its base, secure tightly, and wheel it through the airport like a rolling carry-on case. Most car seats fit the Travelmate but be sure to consult the manufacturer’s compatibility chart. $119; oyaco.com

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Sitting pretty Take your tot out for dinner in style with My Little Seat. Made from colourful machine-washable fabric, the portable high chair slips onto the back of most seats and comes with a five-point harness that keeps baby secure. It also folds down to the size of a diaper and tucks into its own storage bag. $29.99 (U.S.); mylittleseat.com

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