Not quite ready for your baby’s grand entrance into the world in nine months time (or less!)?
Don’t stress – the time might be flying by but you can save time, effort and your sanity with these clever little pregnancy apps. To make things even more simple, we’ve broken our top picks down; they can help you exercise during pregnancy, track your baby’s development and even help your significant other, in just one click.
Here is a list of all the best pregnancy apps every mum-to-be needs to download right this moment.
The best place to start...
- If you're trying to conceive, our ovulation calculator is a great place to start. Helping you work out when you're most fertile, all you need to do is tell us the day of your last period and we'll work out all the rest.
- The due date calculator - need to work out when you're baby is due? If you're having trouble remembering dates and counting the days on your fingers, this handy little tool might be one to save to your homepage!
- Finally, our baby name generator is a great tool to play with on your commute - who knows, you could find your perfect baby name on the number 49 bus!
9 of the best FREE pregnancy apps:
The best paid for apps:
My Baby’s Beat – Prenatal Listener
Gone are the days where you have to wait till your next ultrasound appointment to hear your baby’s heartbeat. This app allows you to use your iPhone or iPad to listen to your baby. The best part? You can record and share the sounds with your friends and family via email, Facebook and WhatsApp.
Positive Pregnancy with Andrew Johnson
There’s no doubt about it, being pregnant can be overwhelming and a tad scary. If you’re struggling to keep calm and get ready for your new arrival, this medication app could be just what you need. Listen whenever you want and start focusing on a positive and successful pregnancy.
If getting to sleep is tricky, this could help. With multiple sounds to choose from, including rain, wind and white noise, you can switch off and (fingers crossed) get a good night’s sleep. This might also come in handy once your little one arrives!
The best apps for him
Who’s Your Daddy?
The first time dads go to guide, this clever little app has been written by men, for men and promises to make him laugh as he gets ready for his new arrival. Guiding him through the next nine months and giving him ‘peace of mind for the price of a small beer’, this is one to get him to download, pronto.
Providing him with all the essential information, whilst also giving him the answer to the questions he probably wouldn’t want to ask at your next check-up (e.g. how big will the bra get?).
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