There are apps for pretty much everything these days so why should pregnancy be any different! As apps of all types contrive to give us information, help us organize and generally make life easier, a number of pregnancy apps try to enhance this experience of yours over these nine months.
We look at some of the best pregnancy apps on the market – they can be downloaded quickly and easily from the Google Play store on to any compatible android device such as your Smartphone or tablet. They give information, updates and let you organize your pregnancy. And best of all, they’re free!
I’m Expecting Pregnancy App
This pregnancy app offers you weekly updates about the changes that are going on inside you as well as what stage of development the baby is at. You can track your symptoms, compare them with others and even participate in online forums. If you have any questions you want answered or want to read about the issues other pregnant women are facing you can find out about this on the forums.
This app also lets you monitor your weight throughout your pregnancy. The app also has an organizer that helps you keep track of prenatal appointments, tests that you may have had. Women who use the app find it interesting, informative and easy to use.
My Pregnancy Today
This is a pregnancy app developed by the Baby Center which has images as well as videos to show what is going on with you and your baby. You get information about how your body is changing day by day. Also on offer are tips to cope and what to expect as you go along. There is a due date calculation and the weekly notifications progress like a countdown to the due date.
The app shows you images of the baby’s development in the womb. Featured videos show how the baby is changing as well as birthing events of other moms. You can connect with other expectant moms. Nutritional tips help you manage your weight gain and. The pregnancy checklist keeps you organized with appointments and other events.
The “What to Expect” Pregnancy Tracker
This pregnancy app is based on the What to Expect series by Heidi Murkoff. Slide shows of your belly pictures, participation in the pregnancy and parenting community and week by week details as well as illustrations of mama to be and the baby are some of the highlights of the app.