Whether you’re trying to conceive your first child or happily expecting your third, having a baby will
change your life. Below are some convenient online and mobile tools you can use before, during or after pregnancy.
1. Fertility Friend Mobile
If you’re trying to conceive, the Fertility Friend mobile app can help you increase your chances. With this application, you can keep track of your monthly cycles based on your basal body temperature, cervical changes and physical symptoms. The app will predict your ovulation day, and alert you when it’s time to take a pregnancy test. Fertility Friend Mobile is available for free on both Android and iPhone.
2. First Response Due Date Calculator
When you find out you’re pregnant, the first thing you want to know is when you are due. With First Response’s pregnancy due date calculator, you can find out when your baby will most likely arrive. To use this tool, simply input the date your last period began and the length of your cycle. First Response’s due date calculator is free and available online.
3. Pilates for Pregnancy
With the Pilates for Pregnancy app, you can stay fit even while carrying your unborn child. The app includes three different workouts each specially designed with the limitation of each trimester taken into consideration. The app also includes a pregnancy planner that you can use to make to-do lists, store pictures and more. Pilates for Pregnancy is available for $9.99 and is compatible with iPhone.
4. Babies “R” Us App
The Babies “R” Us app is perfect for shopping or registry building on the go. With this app, you can add items to your baby registry, check to see what else needs to be purchased and even make purchases on your own. To help you make the best possible decision, this application also includes user ratings from moms who have already purchased items in the past, as well as written reviews about each item’s pros and cons. This app is free for both Android and iPhone.
5. Contraction Master
Deciding when to go to the hospital is tough for any expectant mom. With the contraction master, you can keep track of the strength and frequency of your contractions during early labor. To track a contraction, all you must do is tap the screen once at the start of the pain and once at the end. The app will do all of the math for you so that you can give an accurate report to your doctor or midwife. It also allows you to email your contraction history directly to your healthcare provider if necessary. Contraction Master is available for $1.99 from both Google Play and iTunes.
The Mommacise app includes over 60 exercises to help you stay fit while you’re pregnant and get your body back to normal after the baby arrives. Exercises are available for every stage of pregnancy, as well as after the baby’s birth. Postnatal exercises even allow you to incorporate the baby into your workout on a daily basis! This app is compatible with iPhone and can be downloaded for $2.99.