Best Apps for Pregnancy and New Parenthood

You’re pregnant? There’s an app for that! Actually, there are quite a few apps that can get you through those nine months (and even the months after that).
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Updated March 2, 2017
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Best for Online Shopping

There’s nothing fun about shopping with stroller, which is why we love the Zulily shopping app for moms (and moms-to-be!). You can search through thousands of style deals on baby clothes, maternity fashion and clothes to fit your new-mom tastes — whenever and wherever you want. Just a click and it’s yours! Free,


Best All-Around Pregnancy Tracker

If you love The Bump (and you’re here, so we hope you do!), download My Pregnancy Calendar by The Bump app. It has everything you need to know as you count down to delivery: Daily updates (including what’s going on with baby and your body), customizable to-dos and appointments, and your own weekly pregnancy photo gallery (get creative!). Psst, it’s also available on Andriod devices too. Free,


Best for When You Gotta Go

Find yourself looking for a bathroom — a lot? ToiletFinder by BeTomorrow locates the nearest public restroom so you can take care of business stat. It could come in handy during potty training too. Free, Google Play


Best for Dads-to-Be

MPregnancy from Double Dip Media looks at pregnancy from a guy’s perspective. Your partner can keep track of baby’s growth with “manly” object comparisons (think: football, beer bottle cap) and learn how to make the experience easier for you — without ever opening a pregnancy book. $1,


Best for a Laugh

Have a little fun after your next ultrasound. With Pimp My Ultrasound by 2 Wise Guys LLC, you can add some flair to your future child’s first pictures. Snap a pic of your ultrasound; then “dress up” baby in outrageous outfits and colorful accessories. Share the hilarity with your family and friends. $1,


Best for Dinner Inspiration

Sure, you love cooking, but with a baby, your dinner prep time has drastically reduced. When you want something healthy, satisfying and ready to eat in less than 45 minutes, try the Dinner Spinner. You can sort by ingredients, dish type and cook time so you can get a delicious meal on the table — without racking your brain for ideas! Free,


Best for Keeping Track of Your To-do's

Need to remember to put the laundry in while baby naps, pump, take a shower, empty the dishwasher and buy a present for your best friend’s birthday? Instead of making separate to-do lists (and losing them!), put everything in once place with Evernote. You can take pictures, create to-do lists and when you don’t have a free hand, take voice notes. Sounds a lot easier, doesn’t it? Free,


Best for Creating Photo Collages

Share all those sweet photos you’ve been taking of your newborn with these easy-to-do collages by Pic Stitch. You can add doodles, frames and filters to recap baby’s first moments. Once you’re done, email, Tweet, Instagram or Facebook the collages so friends and family can see what you’re up to. Free, Google Play   and


Best for Postbaby Weight Loss

With Workout Trainer by Skimble, you can make the most of baby’s naptime and save money on a gym membership. In this free (yes, free) app, a “trainer” guides you through over 1,000 exercises that can be performed right in your living room. Sync your app to the website to track your progress. Free,


Best for Medical Emergencies

Every mom dreads taking her child to the ER, but chances are, it will happen. My Medical by Hyrax Inc. makes the situation a little less stressful. Use the app to store your child’s medical information, such as immunization history, current medications and past diagnoses. That way, you have it on hand if you find yourself at the hospital answering a bunch of questions. You can store information for everyone in the family. $4,

Plus, more from The Bump:

How Big Is Baby This Week? Find Out!

Baby Milestone Checklist

Your Guide to Going Back to Work After Baby

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