Your steam iron huffs and puffs and wakes the baby up. YOU NEED An iron that guarantees a smooth, continuous flow of steam. Steam irons make a chugging noise when water is fed to the boiler at an inconsistent rate – also the reason why some of them have intermittent steam output. TRY PHILIPS PERFECTCARE SILENCE PRESSURISED STEAM GENERATOR IRON GC9540 ($899), the world’s first low-noise, high-performance steam generator iron* with Silent Steam technology. This means it has noisecancelling filters and a steam-flow system, which ensure that you can iron even while the baby sleeps. It also boasts Optimal Temp technology.