Pregnancy is one of the most awaited moments in a woman's life. However with the smartphone boom, lots of apps have been developed that work as your assistant during pregnancy period.
You will always feel the urge to know the development of your baby. Pregnancy has gone high-tech using the inclusion of apps and wireless devices designed especially for moms to-be Also, to-be-parents like to look out for baby names for their unborn baby. Earlier, doing all of this would be a daunting task, and often, women only had their family, friends, or even the doctor for guidance. However with the smartphone boom, lots of apps have been developed that work as your assistant during this period.
One of the amazing advantages of being pregnant in the 21st century of social networking and mobile technology is the ability to quantify and track the development of your pregnancy through accessible devices, not to mention, one of them being a smartphone. Regardless if you are a diehard Apple fan or perhaps an Andriod devotee, there are great apps out there today that make awesome companions for mums to become!
Pregnancy apps abound. Just performing a simple search within the iPhone App Store or the Android app store, Google Play, you’ll have over a 1000 different apps to wade through.
Pilates for Pregnancy – Complete ($9.99)
Exercising is essential during pregnancy, but more often than not, you may not feel like hitting the gym. Here’s where this app is advantageous. It features exercises which are divided into three sections based on your trimesters. Special workouts are designed to keep you fit and healthy during every stage of your pregnancy. You may also personalize the workouts if you take a look at the ‘Benefits’ page for each exercise.
BabyBump Pregnancy Free (Free)
If your pregnancy has you feeling alone, use the social features in BabyBump Pregnancy Pro for connecting with thousands of other women who understand exactly what you’re going through. You can join private and public groups to share advice and experiences. And it also has features to track your doctor visits and weight gain, count kicks and contractions, and keep lists of baby names and nesting to-dos.
I’m Expecting (Free)
I’m Expecting provides many solutions to pregnancy questions. It allows you to get valuable pregnancy updates and keep tabs on your appointments and tests. Additionally, it has features to allow you to monitor your pregnancy weight and your pregnancy countdown.
Pregnancy ++ ($3.99)
Health & Parenting Ltd’s Pregnancy ++ app for iPhone (Pregnancy + if you are using an Android device) is your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about pregnancy. It puts everything at your fingertips, right from daily pregnancy information with colored images and personal weight log to baby shopping list and also over 1000 baby names. What makes it even more interesting, is the fact that it can be customized for dads-to-be and other members of the family.
m Pregnancy ($2.99)
This is actually the ultimate app for dads-to-be. Comparing how big your growing baby relative to objects like bottle tops and footballs may appear glib, but it’s interesting, informative and gets him involved. It is also packed with weekly information that covers your baby’s gestational age (and the way to count it), what your pregnant partner can and should not eat and also a FAQ section.
My Pregnancy Today (Free)
This app provides you with all the details that you need to know during your pregnancy. All that you should do is to enter your deadline, and the app will tell you the exact delivery date. Find out about the changes that your body will undergo over the years. There are fetal development images to exhibit how your baby looks like, during each week. Check the amazing kick tracker which will keep a track of your baby’s movements.
Pregnancy Care (Prenatal Yoga) (Free)
Exercise during pregnancy is protected and highly encouraged to keep you healthy and prepared for the physical toll at work. Yoga is a gentle form of stretching that won’t hurt you or your baby during pregnancy. Pregnancy Care (Prenatal Yoga) goes through yoga sequences that are right for each of the three trimesters of pregnancy. This app contains photos of each pose as well being an explanation of how it can help you during pregnancy.
Pimp My Ultrasound/Baby Picture–Entertainment 4 expecting mom (s) and dad (s) ($0.99)
Perhaps you have had the wild considered playing around with your ultrasound images? If yes, then this is the app for you. All you need to do is upload your ultrasound or baby picture, and add fun elements like hats, headgear, guitar, charge card, sunglasses, martini glass, etc. You’ll love the picture frames like world’s cutest baby, mommy’s boy, daddy’s girl, and so on. Add funny text into it, and share it on Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, etc.
Baby Pool (Free)
For some fun during your pregnancy, Baby Pool allows people to consider a gamble on their guesses about your baby’s birth weight, length, and other things you like. Link your Baby Pool to your Facebook and email to really make it easy for everyone to exchange their bets. Once the baby comes along, announce the stats to every one on your list. Whoever was nearest the most stats wins the satisfaction of bragging rights (or perhaps a prize, if you’re willing!).
Pregnancy Sprout ($3.99)
This pregnancy app provides you with information about the development of your baby, along with pictures. It offers a pregnancy tracker that will keep a count of the days and weeks left for your due date. Every week, you can touch the pictures and the app will give you details regarding how the part is formed. There is another doctor’s advice section, which will provide you with generic medical advice. Overall, a great app for expectant mothers, that allows the information to be shared on social networking sites too.