Once you find out you are pregnant, you become curious about what is happening inside of you and the changes your body is going to go through in the period of nine months.
For first-time moms, a whole lots of questions run through your mind. Questions like;
- What is normal and what to be concerned about?
- What is safe to eat and what isn’t?
- Things you will need for the baby
- What to pack for the hospital?
- What name to give to the baby and so on?
The good news is that there’s a lot of information online to answer all these questions you might have.
And there are also pregnancy apps you can download on your phone that will help you get all the information you need about your pregnancy.
The best thing about using a pregnancy app is that, the app will walk you through the daily changes your body is going through. It will also give you information about things you didn’t even know about pregnancy.
So here are some pregnancy apps you can download on your phone for free that will help you on your 9 months journey and beyond. These apps can be found on android and IOS.
5 Pregnancy apps to download
This app has very interactive communities where you can connect with other mums to get tips and advice. You can still interact with them even after baby is born because you will have a lot of questions after the baby is born.
With this app, you can track all your medical appointments and complete a daily log about activities like taking your prenatal vitamins, exercises drinking water and so on.
It also allows you to sync with your partner. Once your partner downloads the app he can see everything on his phone too, the logs and reminders and the baby developments.
You can also upload a monthly photo of yourself and see how your belly is growing in a slide show.
I love this app because it gives you a daily insight about your baby’s development. It let’s you personalize your timeline with baby’s name or a nickname and a theme.
The app has a food safety lookup and medication safety lookup so you would know what is safe to eat and what isn’t.
It also has a kick counter and contraction timer. It also has this feature where it shows you how big your baby’s hand is at every stage.
Pregnancy week by week
What I like most about this app is that, it doesn’t just tell you how your baby is developing, it also tells you how your body is changing and the symptoms you should be expecting.
It has a great community to interact with other mums to be. With the baby bump shop, you can find baby products you will need and reviews of the products by other mothers.
You can also find a list of baby names and their origins. Also, you can upload weekly photos of your belly to see how it is changing.
The bump shows you how big your baby is weekly using fruits. It also has a 3d representation of a baby to let you see exactly what your baby is like.
With their baby registry, you can search for baby products and it links to shops where you can buy them from. There are also useful tips and articles which answer most questions for first-time moms.
This is an all in one app. It has all the features in all the other apps. Like the baby name finder, what is safe to eat, kick counter, contraction timer, great community for interacting with other mothers and expecting mothers.
You can either download their app or join their website. It also has features that will be useful after the baby is born. Like baby care advice, tips for taking care of yourself, breastfeeding and formula feeding tips, sleep guide and lullabies, and mommy and baby activities you can try.