There are lots of apps on the market for soon-to-be mums, and new mums. Where you want to track your baby’s development and progress, or have some time to yourself, or losing the baby weight, there’s apps for everything.
Apps on the market
The bump, which is available in both iTunes and Android, is an app where it gives you week by week advice, and also helps you celebrate and navigate the joys of parenthood, from your pregnancy to your new-born’s development. It includes calendar to-do items, videos, a community of mums, supportive articles, and you can upload your own belly and baby photos. Questions about pregnancy and parenting are answered by experts, editors and other parents. You can see how big your baby is, and track your pregnancy and children. The community forums are supported by over 15 million mums, and mums-to-be.
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Baby Sootherapp creates your little one’s favourite soothing sounds. These include lullabies and relaxing sounds, as well as a range of low frequency sounds, which are designed to stimulate the comfort of the womb environment. You can choose from a number of different sounds, such as the vacuum cleaner, washing machine, hair dryer, ocean waves and white noise, together with the traditional lullabies, and you can repeat each sound for your chosen duration. These familiar sounds have a proven calming effect, which can stop your baby crying, and help them drift off to sleep.
If you’ve got to a point where you fancy losing a bit of bay weight then My Fitness Pal is a fantastic app to help you achieve your goal. You set up your account, which will take information from you so that it can set you your goals. It will then track your daily food intake, record your meals, and track the exercise you’ve done. This app also has a forums section so you’re able to speak to others about your successes and difficulties, whilst giving each other support to get to your ideal weight.