We all know that viruses and bacteria are commonplace in our world. We all know too that there are ways to preventing these ‘yuckies’ from infecting us, especially our little ones.

Here are a few obvious ways:

  • Eating healthy and clean
  • Washing one’s hands before and after eating
  • Washing one’s hands before and after using the toilet
  • Washing one’s hands after playing with pets or animals
  • Making sure that food is thoroughly cooked before eating it
  • Making sure that that food is not past its expiry date
  • Ensuring you take the enough vitamins and nutrients daily
  • Ensuring high traffic items are cleaned regularly
  • Staying clear of anyone that is sick
  • With babies, ensuring you wash your hands before feeding them and after changing their diapers
  • Washing their hands regularly too because they are constantly touching things and putting them in their mouths

But did you know that viruses and bacteria can linger in the air we breathe, no matter how careful we are? What can one do about this? Invest in a Humidifier for baby, or more specifically for baby’s nursery. Even go the step further and have one in every room.


Perfect HumidifierCompetencyPrice  Ratings
Essential Oil DiffuserB+$$
Arova Ultrasonic Essential Oil DiffuseA+$
Portable Mini USB Mist Humidifier & DiffuserB+$$
Omiga Cool Mist HumidifierA+$$
Crane Drop Shape Ultrasonic Cool Mist HumidifierA$$$
DizuaL Ultrasonic Cool Mist HumidifierB$

Reasons To Use A Humidifier

  1. Humidifiers add moisture to the air and are especially necessary where the air is very dry
  2. Dryness of the air can cause irritations such as dry skin, dry throat, lips and nose, especially sinuses
  3. Humidifiers can also ward off viruses like the common cold
  4. A Humidifier for baby will prove to be another item you won’t want to live without

Cautions On Using Humidifiers

  1. The humidity level must not exceed 50 % (optimal is 30%)DSC_6948blraWEB
  2. Overuse can cause serious respiratory problems and encourage dust mites, mildew, mold and harmful bacteria
  3. Do not use an air conditioner and a humidifier at the same time – this will confuse the measure of the humidity level
  4. Check and test the humidity level daily
  5. Never let a child handle a humidifier
  6. Ensure you clean your humidifier regularly
  7. Distilled water is best for use in humidifiers
  8. When using essential oils in your humidifier, ensure that baby is not allergic to that oil

What To Look Out For In The Perfect Humidifier For Baby

  1. Auto-shut Off
  2. Cool Misting
  3. Power Saver function
  4. Low Maintenance
  5. Easy Cleaning
  6. Adjustable humidifier % control
  7. Quiet
Perfect HumidifierCompetencyPrice  Ratings
Essential Oil DiffuserB+$$
Arova Ultrasonic Essential Oil DiffuseA+$
Portable Mini USB Mist Humidifier & DiffuserB+$$
Omiga Cool Mist HumidifierA+$$
Crane Drop Shape Ultrasonic Cool Mist HumidifierA$$$
DizuaL Ultrasonic Cool Mist HumidifierB$

Here Are The 6 Best Humidifiers We Recommend

Essential Oil Diffuser

humidifier1Fragrant Mister

Fragrant, cool mist is released via ultrasonic waves

Super Quiet

This humidifier is whisper-quiet, adding to the peacefulness and perfect for night time use

Three Touch Light Button

  • First touch is for the bright light
  • Second touch is for the dim light
  • Third touch is to turn light off

Three Touch Power/Mode Button

  • First touch activates continuous mist mode (3 hours max)
  • Second touch to set misting to 30-second intervals (6 hours max)
  • Third touch to power unit down completely

Elegant Design

Beautiful enough for any room with its wooden design

Arova Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser

humidifier2Soothing and Calming

Non-heating ultrasonic waves are used to mist the healing properties of the essential oils throughout the air. You can, for humidifier use, remove the oil

Whisper Quiet

So quiet you won’t even know its there

Safe and Easy to Use

It’s cool to the touch so you don’t have to worry about little ones burning their fingers. And with its auto shut-off when the tank is empty, there is no risk of it burning out.

Low Maintenance

No need for filters or distilled water

Relaxing Light Therapy

With 7 different led light options, you can set the mood no matter where you place this – options are :

  • soft color changing
  • fixed at one color
  • switch off color
  • Duals as a night light too

Portable Mini USB Electric Cool Quiet Mist Humidifier & Diffuser

humidifier3Trio of Uses

Humidifier, Diffuser and Air Purification

Portably Perfect

With its small design, you can move this baby from room to room with ease – or simply buy one in every color

Power Saver

You can power this humidifier via your USB on your computer – so it’s good to know it has low power consumption.

Omiga Cool Mist Humidifier

humidifier4Bacteria Killer

Kills up to 99.9% of bacteria in the air


Designed to humidify rooms up to 45m2 and can be set to whatever humidifier % you want

Long Lasting

Will run for up to 12 hours, perfect humidifier for baby and for overnight use


This humidifier will shut off when the water runs out


You can move from room to room with ease

Light Up

And it comes with a color led light

Crane Drop Shape Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier

humidifier5Holds Its Own

This humidifier can hold 1 gallon of water and puts out up to 2.3 gallons of moisture per day

Silent Does It

Whisper-quiet and will run up to 24 hours

Filter Free

You don’t need a filter to run this humidifier but you can purchase the demineralization filter if you want


With its 360-degree mist nozzle and variable control settings, you will have a gentle misty breeze in your baby’s room in no time.

DizuaL Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier

humidifier6Cute design

With its mushroom design in various color options, this will fit just perfectly into baby’s room

Power Saver

Plug it into any USB power supply and you are good to go

Auto Shut-Off

The humidifier shuts off automatically when the water runs out

Two Settings

Misty with LED Light and LED Mode Only

Pure Water

They recommend using pure distilled water and it’s not essential oil safe


Even if this humidifier gets knocked over it won’t spill – good to know with busy hands around.


You will have noticed we have not recommended any warm humidifiers. We feel that because of the nature of humidifiers i.e. To add humidity to the air, a warm humidifier may produce too much humidity. Cool humidifiers or diffusers are best for baby. We hope you have made your perfect choice and enjoy your new humidifier.

About the Author

Lisa Bell

Freelance Creative Writer and Author For the last 8 years I was very busy with my insurance brokerage which I have recently sold. I now have the time to explore my creative writing passion. With my many years of experience in the corporate world and having self-published my first novel, The Shifters, available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and via my website, I feel I have the talent to express myself on all types of topics. I have experience in writing a number of articles recently and looking forward to spreading my wings to explore different angles of creative writing. Author of The Shifters SEO Proficient Writer and Researcher Qualified Fitness Consultant - able to write on topics related to fitness, health and nutrition.

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