Oh Baby! The 6 Best Pregnancy Apps
June 4, 2016
Isn’t it amazing how much a baby can grow and develop in just a matter of weeks? There are so many things to keep track of during pregnancy that we don’t want to miss, nor should. Whether you want to track by day, week, month, or trimester apps can help you do all of that and more. Below is a list of our favorite apps that you can download straight to your smartphone.
1. BabyBump Pregnancy Pro, iOS and Android, FREE
The reviews alone for this app had us intrigued. It has well over 2,000 4-star reviews. We dug deeper to find that this app includes:
Countdown of days until baby is due
Daily info about your baby, including weekly images. This also includes common symptoms you may be having at this particular time of pregnancy.
Journal and a weight tracker
A photo slideshow where you can upload your belly pictures
2. My Pregnancy & Baby Today, iOS and Android, FREE
This app sounds like a great alternative if you like a community around you during your pregnancy. This app easily syncs with The Baby Center (the creator of the app) to their community, so you can chat with other parents who are expecting around the same time as you. In addition to the Community and Forums, this app also includes:
Calendar of things that you can expect from your pregnancy day-by-day
Fetal development weekly and includes images and videos
Bumpie picture tool
Baby registry checklist
Countdown to baby’s due date
Due date calculator
This app also includes things to help you with Baby’s First Year like a sleep and feeding guide.
3. What to Expect Pregnancy Tracker, iOS and Android, FREE
As the name suggests, this app was made by the same company who wrote the “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” books. This app has a feature where you can track baby not only day-by-day but hour-by-hour too. The main difference with this app is that it gives you emotional support by way of reasons to smile each day (because let’s face it, pregnancy can be hard!).
In addition to hourly updates, this app also includes:
Personalized daily tracker of pregnancy with baby’s development measured in fruit sizes
Countdown to due date
Pregnancy tips with reasons to smile to help with emotional support
Updates on YOUR changing body
Community photo sharing option
4. Glow Nurture- Pregnancy Tracker, Due Date Calculator, iOS and Android, Free
This app boasts that it is the simplest of all of the pregnancy apps to use. It also emphasizes how it is very customizable, so this app is really all about specifics about your pregnancy. Additionally, it features the following:
Alerts and insights about your pregnancy data
Access to thousands of articles related to where you are at in your pregnancy
5. WebMD Pregnancy, iOS and Android, Free
Who else Google searches random health symptoms always to be directed to WebMD? If you are the same and enjoy their content, this will be a good pregnancy app to choose. This app is available online or offline, and includes:
Pregnancy week-by-week updates
Pregnancy 101 info on nutrition, exercise, labor and more
A list of common questions to ask at your doctor visits
Checklists of what you should buy, pack, and more for baby’s arrival
Appointment tracker of your scheduled doctor visits
Journal to chronicle your pregnancy milestones
Baby belly slideshow
6. Pregnancy+, iOS and Android, Free
This app is all about the images. It has beautiful, interactive images for every week of pregnancy. This app is easily customizable for dads, grandparents, or other family members too.
This app also features:
Daily pregnancy info
Doctor appointment log
Diet, exercise and labor info
Baby shopping list
Database of baby names
Any of the above apps would be a perfect go-to to help track this amazing journey you are on. Best of luck in your pregnancy journey!
Are there any pregnancy apps that you currently use or used that you love?
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