5 Excellent Pregnancy Apps We Love!

Congratulations! You’re pregnant!

Now that you are on the baby train you probably want more information; Whats going to happen? What does my baby look like? Did I remember to take my prenatal vitamin? Can I eat that?

There are hundreds of books out there and you can check out our list of recommended reading here but sometimes you might want something a bit more portable and interactive. Here you’ll find our favourite IOS apps – most of which are free. Check them out then let us know what you think!

Pocket Midwife App 


Everything you need to know about your pregnancy and more in your pocket. Nottingham Midwives asked their women what they wanted to see in a pregnancy app and the Pocket Midwife was born. Features include; Week to week pregnancy calendar, links to expert NHS advice, a contacts page – enables you to access important telephone numbers and store information the hospital may request, a contraction counter – supports women and their birth partners in early labour, selfie gallery and much more!

BabyBump Pregnancy Pro with Baby Names 


This multi-award winning app features pregnancy forums, a countdown section customized to your due date, daily info on your baby’s development, a journal, charts to track weight gain, a kick counter (that you can share to social media) and a contraction timer.

Sprout Pregnancy Essentials 


Named a Time.com Best App 2014, this app features detailed information written by doctors along with mothers-to-be and daily tips by Parents® Magazine! The app also includes features such as kick and contraction counters, hospital and newborn checklists (who doesn’t love a list?) and a pregnancy journal.

Period Diary (Period, Fertile & Ovulation Tracker) 


Period Diary is a unique, fully animated and the most complete period and ovulation tracker. The app comes loaded with functions to help you track your period, ovulation, fertility, notes, symptoms, moods, weight and automatic prediction of your period. Plus it’s discreet and passcode protected.

Pregnancy ++ App


Everything you need in one Pregnancy App!

Daily pregnancy info, personal diary, personal weight log, log doctor/midwife appointments, kick counter and contraction timer, diet and exercise info, a baby size guide and 1000s of baby names to help you choose the perfect name.

PregnancySarah Cosman