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The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine

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Product Description

An innovative good night sleep solution for baby and parent, The First Years introduces the Sounds for Silence™ Premium Sound Machine. Unique to this product, the machine features custom sounds developed by Pediatrician Dr. Harry Zehnwirth. Tested with crying babies, the sound machine continuously achieves a 90% success rate in soothing babies. When baby cries, Mom turns on the machine and quickly the sounds soothe baby's crying. Easy to use, it includes two sound settings, calming sounds or white noise, an MP3 hookup for custom music, an auto-off timer, nightlight, and Dr. Zehnwirth's Baby Settling & Health Guide. Battery option with 3AA Batteries (not included)

Features

  • 6 Pediatrician developed white noises to soothe baby
  • AC adapter
  • 6 Mozart melodies to help baby focus for feeding or massage
  • MP3 hookup to connect any MP3 player for custom playlist
  • 120 Page Complete Baby Setting and Health Guide book from Dr. Harry

Additional Info

810190

A9ED9327

071463073528

Y7352

3 AA batteries are required (not included)

2.2 pounds

9.8 x 8.2 x 3.6

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Average Customer Rating:

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The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine
 
3.2

(based on 112 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (34)

53%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (46)
  • Soothing sounds/music (28)
  • Comforting (22)
  • Easy to assemble (21)
  • Durable (14)

Cons

  • Poor quality (20)
  • Cheaply made (13)

Best Uses

  • Sleeping (38)
  • Infants (19)
  • Newborn (17)
  • Preemies (8)
  • Boys (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (70), Parent of two or more children (31), Grandparent (4)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Realistic Sounds

DISREGARD ALL NEGATIVE REVIEWS STATING THAT THE HEARTBEAT SOUND IS NOT REALISTIC.

As a physician and a mom, I can assure you that one of the sounds is precisely what your...Read complete review

DISREGARD ALL NEGATIVE REVIEWS STATING THAT THE HEARTBEAT SOUND IS NOT REALISTIC.

As a physician and a mom, I can assure you that one of the sounds is precisely what your little angel has been listening to for the past 40ish weeks. The sound mimics the mother's aorta/iliac arteries, and if you've ever listened to a vascular doppler, you'll appreciate it. Just because there are some parents who don't like the "harshness" of the sound doesn't mean that your little one doesn't feel right at home because of it. Your infant is not used to a manufactured "lub dub" heartbeat that adults consider a "normal" heartbeat sound. I have used this product for the past 21 months with my daughter, and she was sleeping 10 hours through the night by 6 weeks old (thanks also in part to the book 12 Hours Sleep by 12 Weeks Old), which I HIGHLY recommend as well.

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Do not waste your time or money

I bought this for our newborn baby to help drown out the noise of our house, etc when she was napping or sleeping at night. The good things about this noise maker are that...Read complete review

I bought this for our newborn baby to help drown out the noise of our house, etc when she was napping or sleeping at night. The good things about this noise maker are that it's small and portable and that it takes batteries and doesn't have to be plugged in all the time. That being said, those positives pale in comparison to the negatives. The volume of the sound is low and barely even gets loud enough to negate the sounds I make when leaving the room, let alone the other sounds outside the room or house. The power button has a blue fluorescent light that is on all the time that is fairly bright and flickers to the beat of the sound that's on. The center button is the "night light" which is actually a blue fluorescent light that also flickers to the beat of the sound that's on. I have no idea why they made this feature because when the machine is on (and/or the "night light") my baby just stares at the flickering light that illuminates the dark room!! I had to tape a piece of black paper over the lights to stop this from distracting my daughter. I will be returning this as soon as I can make it back to Babies R Us :(

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1.0

Excellent, Unpredictable, Disappointing

By kred13 the tired mommy

from Saratoga Springs, NY

About Me First Time Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Assemble
  • If It Works It's Great
  • Soothing Sounds/Music

Cons

  • Poor quality
  • Unpredictable Sound Level
  • Unreliable

Best Uses

    Comments about The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine:

    We purchased this sound machine before our now 2 1/2 yr. old was born. It worked like a charm for us, right up until my daughter broke it (she pulled the cord out and broke the pin). So we purchased a replacement. What a HUGE disappointment. Not only was the sound level much softer, it completely stopped working after 5 days... 5 days! So, now we're in the market for another machine. I loved our original machine and really wish this product could be trusted to be consistent.

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    2.0

    Not great

    By Kim

    from CT

    About Me First Time Parent

    Pros

    • Easy to Assemble

    Cons

    • Poor quality

    Best Uses

      Comments about The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine:

      I wasn't impressed with this product. The white noise sounded creepy to me, which wouldn't have been that big of a deal but it also didn't help in any way with my daughter sleeping. The lullaby music isn't bad to listen to, but also didn't help. Not worth it to me.

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      1.0

      Do not waste your time or money

      By SeattleMom

      from Seattle, WA

      About Me First Time Parent

      Pros

      • Soothing Sounds/Music

      Cons

      • Poor quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine:

        I bought this for our newborn baby to help drown out the noise of our house, etc when she was napping or sleeping at night. The good things about this noise maker are that it's small and portable and that it takes batteries and doesn't have to be plugged in all the time. That being said, those positives pale in comparison to the negatives. The volume of the sound is low and barely even gets loud enough to negate the sounds I make when leaving the room, let alone the other sounds outside the room or house. The power button has a blue fluorescent light that is on all the time that is fairly bright and flickers to the beat of the sound that's on. The center button is the "night light" which is actually a blue fluorescent light that also flickers to the beat of the sound that's on. I have no idea why they made this feature because when the machine is on (and/or the "night light") my baby just stares at the flickering light that illuminates the dark room!! I had to tape a piece of black paper over the lights to stop this from distracting my daughter. I will be returning this as soon as I can make it back to Babies R Us :(

        Comment on this review

         
        1.0

        Not loud enough

        By Need a noise blocker!

        from Woodbury, MN

        About Me First Time Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Poor quality

          Best Uses

            Comments about The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine:

            Our sons room faces a busy street. We needed something loud enough to be able to block the traffic noise. Unfortunately the volume is not loud enough. We were excited to have numerous options when it came to sounds. Some of the sounds including some of the songs sound a little creepy. The iPod hookup sounds like a great option, but once again the volume on this particular machine is its biggest opportunity. This product might work for some families, but unfortunately it didn't work for ours. We ended up purchasing a product for half the price, that has an awesome volume option!

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            1.0

            lame

            By 1st time mom

            from mi

            About Me First Time Parent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor quality

              Best Uses

              • Infants
              • Newborn
              • Preemies

              Comments about The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine:

              The volume was broke when we went to use it. Therefore we had to return it =(

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              5.0

              A little bit of peace

              By H's mom

              from Tucson, AZ

              About Me First Time Parent

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comforting
              • Easy to Assemble
              • Entertains Baby
              • Soothing Sounds/Music

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fussy Diaper Changes
                • Infants
                • Newborn
                • Preemies

                Comments about The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine:

                I don't love all the music on this but it's really not for my enjoyment. My son quiets quickly once we turn it on. The trick is to start the volume louder then his cry then lower it as he calms.

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                4.0

                I would buy this again

                By Angela

                from Portland, OR

                About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comforting
                • Easy to Assemble
                • Soothing Sounds/Music

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Infants

                  Comments about The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine:

                  We bought this product as we have a toddler and baby sometimes sharing the same room for naps/bedtime; we also recently traveled abroad and wanted extra assurance our kiddos would sleep well. We mostly use the white noise function - for which there are several options, and our baby sleeps really well with that. There are also lights that can be used, but we prefer darkness for sleep. In fact, that's the only aspect we don't like - the power button lights up so much, that we have to cover it in order for the room to be mostly dark. We really like this product though and would buy it again.

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                  4.0

                  My baby didn't care for it

                  By Heart of TX

                  from San Antonio TX

                  About Me First Time Parent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine:

                        I thought the functionality of the machine was fine (different sounds, volume control, etc) but it had no effect on my baby. She prefers to hear the dryer run when she's fussy! Therefore I've returned this item.

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                        4.0

                        Works but sounds weird.

                        By Tired mom

                        from Mpls, mn

                        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comforting
                        • Easy to Assemble
                        • Soothing Sounds/Music

                        Cons

                        • Not Natural Sounding

                        Best Uses

                        • Boys
                        • Girls
                        • Infants
                        • Newborn
                        • Special Needs

                        Comments about The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine:

                        We use it at bed time in our 3 months old room once we transitioned him to his own room and crib. It does seem to work at drowning out other noises. Our daughter uses a fan and this is comparable. We like that it plugs into the wall and doesn't take up much space. The sounds do not sound natural at all though. Sounds very mechanical. There is only one sound that we like or will use.

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                        1.0

                        not so great machine

                        By #1 Dad

                        from Vermilion, Oh

                        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Poor quality

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about The First Years Sounds - Silence Premium Sound Machine:

                            It sounds like a static speaker machine. Not recommended.

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