Top apps for expectant mothers and new parents

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That little bundle of joy can be a big handful, so give yourself all the help you can get with some baby friendly apps that’ll take your from pregnancy to the park.

Glow Pregnancy

Learn what to expect when you’re expecting with the Glow Pregnancy app. This app lets you track the progress of your baby the entire way through your pregnancy and comes with recipes, daily diary reminders, health logs and due date groups to chat with other mums. A baby kick counter and contraction timer are both reportedly coming soon too. Available on Android and iOS.

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Sound Sleeper: White Noise

Whether it’s the noise of a hairdryer or a vaccum cleaner that puts them to sleep, the Sound Sleeper: White Noise app caters for the fussiest of sleepers. Featuring sleep tracking and a listen mode, this app should hopefully give both parents and newborns a decent night sleep. Available on Android and iOS.

Sleepy Sounds

If the white noise won’t send them into the land of nod then a lullabye hopefully will. Sleepy Sounds will play everything from a selection of your favourite lullabies to nature sounds from the forest to keep them relaxed and snoozing well into the night. Available on Android and iOS.

The Wonder Weeks

The Wonder Weeks worldwide bestselling baby app is a personalized weekly calendar of your baby’s mental development that will keep you informed about the leaps and bounds and the fussy phases of your baby. Available on iOS and Google Play

Baby Monitor 3G

If they’ve finally hit the hay and you want to keep watch, the Baby Monitor 3G will allow you to monitor your child from the ‘Parent Station’ (any WiFi device, like a phone or smart watch). It can even activate lullabies and night mode. Available on Android and iOS.


Downloaded by over 600,000 UK families, Hoop is an essential what’s on guide for 0 to 11 year olds. It can help you find the nearest baby and toddler group or soft play. Available on Android and iOS.