5 apps you can rely on during your pregnancy
Undoubtedly, digitalization is leaving its fingerprints on every field. While it has dramatically changed the functionality of all sectors including travel and banking; people are slightly more inclined towards apps meant for healthcare. These days they rely a lot on all these apps and regularly monitor their personal health using them. You can track your sleep pattern, research treatment options, count calories and monitor your heart rate using smartphone apps.
Coming to pregnancy, it requires constant monitoring of the health of baby and mother-to-be. Considering modern lifestyle, most of the women prefer to continue their jobs during their pregnancy. That’s why they find these apps more convenient than bulky pregnancy books and frequent visit to doctor’s. These apps will not only help you keep track of your baby’s development, but will also make this journey a whole lot easier by helping you find ways to de-stress, choose the right foods to eat, learn safe workouts and more. We selected a few of the must-haves from this bunch for the mommies-to-be.
1. Baby Bump Pregnancy Pro
BabyBump is a comprehensive pregnancy app that keeps soon-to-be parents informed about their pregnancy progress and enables tracking and sharing the experience with family and friends. It helps you capture the magical aspects of pregnancy by making it convenient and manageable. In addition to that, there are fast and customized forums to socially connect with other parents all around the world.
2. Pregnant Dad
Available for iOS
Dads these days are getting very much involved in the pregnancy journey and are constantly online looking for tips to manage the lady and the baby. If you are one of them, this app is one of the best apps for pregnant dads as it provides you with tips on how to survive the pregnancy period as a man. The information is sliced in 2-3 bits per week, so you don’t get overwhelmed. Also, it helps you from getting influenced by wrong information on internet and buying random pregnancy products from online pharmacies.
Mush gives you a platform to socialize with mothers near you, with kids of same age. You can consider this app as ‘Tinder for mothers’ as you can create a profile in seconds and then scroll through other nearby mums, see all the things that you have in common (wine lover? mum of multiples? tech nerd? Our tags make it really fun). You can also invite people to connect with you, message them and arrange a meeting.
4. What to expect pregnancy tracker
This pregnancy tracker app guides you through pregnancy day-by-day and week-by-week. Simply enter your baby’s due date (or use their pregnancy due date calculator if you’re not sure) and start tracking your baby’s growth today.Based on your due date, you’ll receive personalized updates on your baby’s development, expert tips, helpful articles and the latest parenting news. Join a tight-knit community of parents-to-be with due dates in the same month, and get support from an active, caring parent community that shares a post every 3 seconds.
5. Full term
This application is the most convenient way to keep track of your labor contractions. You just need to tap the button at the starting and end of your contraction. In addition to that, it also has kick counter and weight tracker with full time backup to your cloud storage. You can even email your contraction history to a health care professional or to yourself for your own records.
Hope you find these helpful during your pregnancy. If yes, please share it among friends and family to make every pregnancy hassle free and memorable!