Looking for a useful health app? Browse a variety in the NHS library
Visit The NHS Safe Apps Library for an array of apps that have been reviewed by a team of doctors, nurses and safety specialists and pronounced ‘safe and trusted’.
Many are free, others are paid for. Testing criteria includes relevance to people living in England, use of trustworthy sources and whether the information is clinically safe.
It’s not just the pregnancy-specific apps that are worth browsing either. Those designed to assist with food choices and fitness, manage anxieties or promote mindfulness, and improve your mood or your sleep patterns could all help you achieve a healthy pregnancy.
M&B loves the newly approved Tiny Beats, £3.99, an app which allows you to listen to, record and share your baby’s heartbeat and movements via Facebook and Twitter using an iPad or iPhone.
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a happily sleeping baby. After hours (or what feels like it) trying to soothe them, when they finally drift off and silence reigns once again there’s something rewarding in peeking through the door, or checking your baby monitor and seeing your baby sound asleep.
The latest model to join the Out ‘n’ About range is the new GT pushchair. A good one for cruising around town or casually strolling down those country park roads, the GT has been designed with both the parent and child in mind.