Monitoring sleep and sleeping habits is gaining popularity since 2015 and many products claim to track your quality of sleep. Most of the sleep monitoring devices in the market really just track movement, sound and some track your pulse but they fail to record and produce reports based on your vital signs like blood oxygen levels and pulse. Vital signs monitors used during sleep give you a much better understanding of the quality of your sleep and it can give you preliminary indication of conditions like sleep apnea.
Baby sleep monitors or premature vital signs monitors have become routine in hospitals and now you can check two very important vital signs in your baby as they sleep. This sleep monitors measures your baby's pulse rate and oxygen level in the blood as they sleep or for up to 24 hours. All of these pulse oximeters are specially made to display, measure, record, and download the data for further analysis. They also come equipped with alarm warnings for dangerously low blood oxygen level (SpO2). They are also capable of remote monitoring by transmitting directly to your computer monitor in real time and using your computer speakers as an alarm. A baby vital signs monitor or sleep vital signs monitor is a great addition to a video monitor to ensure the baby’s wellbeing while sleeping
Adults can also benefit greatly from a sleep apnea monitor. A multifunction oximeter like the CMS models are used as part of a more comprehensive sleep study performed at many sleep centers all over United States for diagnosing sleep apnea or hypopnea. Now you have the opportunity to monitor your sleep at home.
Other uses and applications include patients with heart problems, breathing problems like COPD, Asthma etc.