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Techno parenting, yes or no? Technology to monitor child has advantages and disadvantages

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FARGO — Parents can monitor their child’s breathing, skin temperature, activity level and body position using the Mimo Baby Monitor, set to launch in January.

They can also listen to live-streaming audio on their smart phones.

While this type of technology might help some parents, especially those who have lost a child, breathe (and sleep) a little easier, it can cause anxiety for others.

A high-tech baby monitor gives Megan Jensen, 32, of Fargo, some peace of mind.

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