New Parents | There are SO many parenting apps out there today that it can be hard to narrow down which will work best for you and your baby. Forget sitting around for hours and downloading every app on the market. It’s tempting, we know. It can save so much time and energy (which you’re going to need) just knowing which apps are better. That’s why we are here to help! Read on to explore our Top 5 Apps For New Parents.
1 ) White Noise Baby by TMSOFT
The app that helps your baby go to sleep. Sounds like it can save the day, right? Well, maybe it can. This app has a 5-star rating in the iTunes store with reviews from parents praising it’s ability to calm fussy babies and make them sleepy enough to put to bed. It comes packed with looped sounds and music along with a feature that can detect when your baby becomes active during bedtime. This makes it a great tool for helping to identify babies normal sleep cycle; so you can be sure they’re getting enough shut eye.
2 ) Baby Nursing – Breastfeeding Tracker by Sevenlogics, Inc.
If you’ve done it, then you know. Breastfeeding can be complicated. That’s why Baby Nursing – Breastfeeding Tracker can help new moms understand their growing babies. The app tracks nursing progress, growth, diaper changes, doctor’s appointments, and more. Instead of trying to remember everything mom can simply take notes in the app for tracking purposes and reflection. One of the interesting features to this app is the ability to sync data with others (think nannies, spouse, etc.) so you can track all day long.
3 ) Cloud Baby Monitor by Martin Man
Forget taking a baby monitor kit around with you. This app makes any Apple device (iPad, iPhone, etc.) your baby monitor. That means you can use the tech you’re already traveling with as your two-in-one device. The app includes a nightlight, audio control that allows you to talk to baby when they’re restless, an Apple Watch application, noise and motion alerts, and others. If the babysitter or another family member is watching your little one they can hook up their own Apple devices so you can stay in touch!
4 ) What To Expect by Everyday Health, Inc.
From pregnancy to birth to raising your newborn, this app will advise you every step of the way. It has videos explaining different key topics for new parents and offers a community where parents can connect with one another and chat about their experiences. The support and expert advice is personalized based on when you input your babies information and where they are in their growth and development. Plus, they have a birth date tracker so you can visualize how far along you are in pregnancy.
5 ) Baby Pics – Photo Editor by Baby Pics
Do you want to keep track of those milestone moments and have a catalog of photos to choose from for sharing with family and friends? If the answer is yes then this app is the perfect choice for you! It allows you, as a new parent, to upload and take baby photos that you can edit with baby-approved artwork. Their overlays and photo editing options are sure to have your network clicking the ‘like’ button. Additionally, you can join photo-sharing challenges and order prints directly from the app.
What are some of your recommended apps for new parents? Share with us in the comments below!