Here are seven handy smartphone apps for pregnancy and new babies, all reviewed by Mykidstime Mums.
A parent-led brand, the Tweekaboo App aims to make it even easier for time-poor parents to record and share the story of your child’s life, on-the-go.
Whether you’re tracking your pregnancy milestones or creating your very first baby book of your newborn, Tweekaboo’s user-friendly navigation allows you to upload big and small moments in seconds.
Mum review – “Really like it, just set up a profile. Great way to share photos/videos/memories with family & friends. Simple to use too.”
#2. What to Expect Pregnancy Tracker
Download all the pregnancy and parenting tips you need from the What to Expect mobile apps. Their newest app, Grow with Me, lets you snap pictures of your sweetie and easily create photo albums or videos.
Capture (and share!) every one of your munchkin’s magic moments – anywhere, anytime
Mum review – “Great for knowing what’s coming up, especially with breast feeding apparently.”
#3. The BabyCentre My Pregnancy
Expecting? Get the must-have pregnancy app for any parent-to-be. Brought to you by BabyCentre, the most trusted parenting resource, supporting 25 million moms worldwide.
Simply enter your baby’s due date and My Pregnancy Today turns your Android into an expert guide for your exact day of pregnancy.
Feel more prepared for your baby’s birth, and get the answers you need, whenever you need them.
Mum review – “Really love this app. It gives a daily update of what’s happening, you can set reminders for exercising/drinking water etc, and there is an excellent week by week checklist to keep on top of everything that needs to be done”
BabyBump Free is a comprehensive pregnancy app that keeps soon-to-be parents informed about their pregnancy progress and enables tracking and sharing the experience with family and friends.
It features forums, pregnancy countdown, weekly information, journal or weight tracking and photo journal so you can add photos from your pregnancy. Contraction Tracker & Kick Counter are available by in-app purchases
Mum review – “The BabyBump app has loads of free stuff, and I also purchased the contraction tracker which I found great”.
– Available on iTunes
Daddyo, the essential survival kit for new Dads, covers everything first time Dads need to know, from the time of conception to the baby’s first six months, in 42 illustrated how-to guides. Be a better dad by learning how to time contractions, change nappies, bathe a baby, cook for your partner and there are step-by-step instructions that will make life for new Dad easier.
Daddyo, written by first-time Dads for first-time Dads, gives practical, down-to-earth advice. Everything a new Dad needs to survive having a baby, in your pocket.
#6. Pregnancy Diet Calculator
-Available on Android
This app sponsored by Cow & Gate compares your actual food intake to the recommended ‘Food Pyramid’ for pregnant woman. It will calculate your result and based upon it, highlight any foods where you are above or below the recommended daily allowance of servings for that particular level of the food pyramid. It describes itself as “a fun and practical tool to use which will keep you on top of your diet throughout”.
Mum Review – “Excellent app to make sure you are eating properly. You can input everything you eat in a day, it’s converted to a food pyramid and advice on your diet is given.”
#7. Hello, My Name Is .. 50,000 Baby Names
– Available on iTunes
Use this app to find popular baby names, unique baby names and more. With lots of search, sort and filter options you can simply browse through their 50,000 names.
Mum Review – “I like this app as you can sort by category (e.g. Flower Names, Bible Names) as well as Boy/Girl and alphabetical.”
Have you tried any of these apps, or have anymore to add, please let us know what you think in the comments below.