15 Baby Sound Machines and White-Noise Makers for Sweeter Dreams for Everyone

Everyone wins!

Skip Hop owl sound machine

Your baby got used to hearing a lot of noise in your womb, so it could be hard for him to sleep in a too-quiet nursery now. Don't worry, though: He'll be sound asleep in no time with one of these white-noise machines!

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Baby Cloud Portable Sound Machine

$20 BUY NOW

Best Bassinet Soother

Clip on this cute cloud to your baby's bassinet when your little one needs some soothing. Perfect for when you're on the go or keeping baby close as you get work done around the house, this portable sound machine offers 15 calming sleep sounds. Plus, the cloud changes colors, so baby will be completely mesmerized while you get your stuff done!

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Skip Hop Elephant Soother

$40 BUY NOW

Best Triple-Threat Soother

This adorable elephant has quite a few tricks up her trunk! Choose between four melodies to ease your baby into a deep slumber, let the nightlight glow, and don't forget to turn on the calming light projector. Your mini gazer can fall asleep underneath "the stars."

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Ewan the Dream Sheep

$45 BUY NOW

Best for Womb Noises

Your little one sometimes wishes she were back in the womb. OK, we don't know that for sure, but we can assume that the heartbeat and womb sounds emitted from Ewan will certainly soothe your newborn. Ewan will sound off while emitting a pink glow for 20 minutes.

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HoMedics myBaby SoundSpa

$20 BUY NOW

Best Travel Soother

Designed for use away from home, clip this soother to your baby's car seat or stroller to help them snooze on the go. It's lightweight and perfectly portable to stash in your diaper bag, so you'll never leave home without it.

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ArtNaturals White Noise Maker and Diffuser

$40 BUY NOW

Best Aromatherapy Option

This white-noise maker features six natural noises to bring baby's energy down. We love the aromatherapy option here, because diffusing a tiny bit of lavender oil can really get baby in the mood for plenty of rest. Plus, all nurseries can use a little aromatherapy from time to time. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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VTech Wyatt the Whale

$40 BUY NOW

Best for a Nautical Nursery

Send your li'l Captain to sweet seas of slumber with Wyatt the Whale. Wyatt has over 20 sounds to stream (10 are lullabies and 10 are different types of ambient sounds, like a trickling stream). You can also download an app to connect your phone to this soother, so if you hear baby getting fussy from another room, you can control the soother settings from a safe distance.

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Project Nursery Lion Sound Machine and Nightlight

$35 BUY NOW

Best for a Safari Nursery

Leave this friendly lion in your little love's nursery for a sweet delivery of sleep-inducing sounds โ€” from white noise to Mozart. Also to calm your baby down? A soft glow that'll let your cub know he's not alone. And the lion sleeps tonight...

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Monkey Portable Sound Machine Baby Soother

$28 BUY NOW

Best for the Aww-Factor

This funky monkey will be your baby's new bestie when it comes time to hit the crib for a snooze. You can bring it with you and your baby on-the-go, or let it be the go-to soother that never leaves your home. While it emits sounds โ€” from a trickling stream to white noise โ€” the monkey's cute cheeks glow, so baby never feels alone.

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Skip Hop Owl Moonlight & Melodies Nightlight Soother

$40 BUY NOW

Best for Volume Control

A study cautions against too-loud sound machines that could potentially damage an infant's hearing. This Skip Hop soother lets you control the volume of what your baby hears, from lullabies to nature sounds.

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Cloud B Sleep Sheep

$51 BUY NOW

Best Plush Soother

Instead of counting sheep to sleep, your baby can be soothed by this one instead! Strap this cuddly little lamb to your baby's crib, and choose from four soothing sounds, including a mother's heartbeat, to lull your baby to sleep.

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Munchkin Nursery Projector & Sound System

$22 BUY NOW

Best Projection Soother

Lights and sound work together to help your baby fall asleep faster. Choose from ocean waves, lullabies, and Mozart, plus three dreamy images to project onto the nursery walls or ceiling. It's also voice-activated to automatically turn on in response to your baby's cry.

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Baby Einstein Sea Dreams Soother

$27 BUY NOW

Best Motion Soother

Your little one doesn't have to sleep alone. These swimming underwater pals will accompany him to dreamland. The lights and music gradually dim every 10 minutes, or you can use the remote to turn them off without disturbing your snoozing babe.

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Graco Sweet Slumber Sound Machine

$45 BUY NOW

Best Music Soother

Choose from 12 songs and sounds, or plug your iPod into this sound machine to soothe your baby with your own playlist of lullabies. Set the timer, and the machine will automatically shut off.

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Baby Shusher The Sleep Miracle

$31 BUY NOW

Best for Realistic Sound

Tired of shushing your baby to sleep? Turn the job over to the pro. This sound machine provides 15 or 30 minutes of continuous shushing sounds, making it easy to follow Dr. Harvey Karp's The Happiest Baby on the Block technique.

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Marpac DOHM-DS Natural White Noise Sound Machine

$50 BUY NOW

Best for Naps

Got a busy household? Use this white-noise machine to block out ambient noise โ€” the dog barking, doorbell ringing, and your older kids running around โ€” so your baby can get some sleep even when everyone else is awake.