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18/01/2021
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There’s no doubt that one of the first things you’ll do once you see those two lines on your pregnancy test is to download a pregnancy tracker app to assist you on this journey ahead of you. Maybe you’re not pregnant but you’re trying to conceive and you need a reliable ovulation calculator or perhaps you’re a new mum and just want some support. There are hundreds of pregnancy apps out there, so which ones are the best?

Fret not, we’ve done some research and chatted to many mums out there to find the crem de la crem. Of course, we’re not going to hold back from sharing so here is a list of the best 10 pregnancy apps you should have on your phone if you’re TTC, pregnant, or a mum already! 

Disclaimer: Please note that these apps should solely be used for informational purposes and if you are experiencing any complications or have questions regarding your pregnancy, consult your doctor or midwife.

10 Pregnancy Apps To Download in 2021

1. Move Your Bump 

It is recommended to remain active and exercise regularly throughout your pregnancy even during conception and recovery too, however finding the right workouts that are safe for your body can be quite daunting. Move Your Bump is a fitness app that comes highly regarded by OBGYNs, pelvic floor specialists, DPTs, and nurses for all women going through pregnancy. You’ll be able to access workouts suitable for each stage of your motherhood journey, plus meal plans and shopping lists. 

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Download here: App Store|Google Play Store 


2. Peanut 

Given the circumstances of covid-19, you may feel a little isolated especially as a new mum and going to baby classes may not be feasible right now either. Touted to be the Tinder for mum, Peanut is a great social networking app to connect with other mums out there in your area. If you’re not a mum yet, this app also allows you to make friends with others who are trying to conceive or are pregnant. 

Price: Free 

Download here: App Store|Google Play Store 


3. Hello Belly 

You may already have all the top rated pregnancy apps on your phones that provide you with all the necessary medical information you’ll need for the next 9 months, but sometimes all of that jargon can be, well, a bit too much. The Hello Belly app is a much-welcomed, lighthearted breather from all of that. Expect light hearted pregnancy updates, yoga, meditation classes, and even an augmented reality experience to visualise the baby in your womb, plus a guarantee of making you smile with each tip of theirs. 

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Download Here: App Store|Google Play Store 


4. Baby Center 

Baby Center is quintessentially the pregnancy resource out there with over 400 million parents using their platform. This app is the most medically accurate where you’ll find thorough weekly updates on how the little baba is growing, articles on just about everything you can imagine related to parenting, a community of friendly mums in the same boat as you, plus a gallery to store all your bumpies. This is not just for the 9 months though; once baby is born, you’ll receive parenting updates and advice on your new little bundle. 

Price: Free

Download Here: App Store|Google Play 


5. Ovia Pregnancy Tracker

Ovia is one of the best apps on the market that takes you through every step of your pregnancy journey, from conception to post birth baby milestones. Including weekly summaries of what your baby is up to and a calendar to track your periods and moods, Ovia also has built an anonymous community so you can share your experiences. And we don’t mean to toot their horn anymore but they’ve steered away from the typical fruit and vegetable comparisons to your baby size and have included fun themes like Parisian pastries. 

Price: Free

Download Here: App Store|Google Store 


6. Mind The Bump

Whilst you’ll be on top of making sure your physical health is great during your pregnancy, you may forget about looking after your mental and emotional wellbeing too. Mind The Bump has been developed by psychologists and psychiatrists to not just to provide you with key exercises for mindfulness and meditation throughout your pregnancy, but beyond the bump too. It is a great activity to do with your partner to help reduce stress and build a connection as a family unit. 

Price: Free

Download Here: App Store|Google Play Store


7. Squeezy 

Squeezy, a multi-award winning NHS app, is a fantastic way to remind you to do your pelvic floor exercises and how to perform them correctly. Designed by chartered physiotherapists, you’ll receive discreet reminders throughout the day alongside different exercises to do and a bladder calendar to keep note of any symptoms you may have. Just be sure to download the woman’s version!

Price: £2.99 

Download Here: App Store|Google Play Store 


8. Who’s Your Daddy 

Dads don’t need to be left out of all the fun, “Who’s Your Daddy” is a humorous and well designed app for first time dads and has been developed by a bunch of dads with the help of a few midwives. From over 200 daily tips about the pregnancy to a kick counter to a hospital bag checklist, this app is a fantastic way to keep dads involved especially if they haven’t been able to attend any appointments with you. 

Price: £2.99 

Download Here: App Store


9. The Wonder Weeks

Don’t have a clue as to why your little one has been crying or particularly clingy lately? It’s time to download The Wonder Weeks app. With over 73,000 happy users, this app has been an absolute godsend for many new parents out there to help them understand their new baby’s developmental stages and what to expect. The in-app calendar will show you when to expect your baby’s next leap plus a prediction of when baby might be having a bad day. 

Price: £3.99

Download Here: App Store|Google Play Store


10. Freya 

Welcome Freya, your new virtual birthing partner. Designed by The Positive Birth Company, this app is based around hypnobirthing techniques and coaches you through each contraction. It encourages the labouring mother to relax by playing gentle music, positive affirmations, meditation tips, and calming visuals to ensure a peaceful birthing experience. The app also boasts a tracker to note down how your labour is progressing and will let you know when is the best time to contact your midwife. The perfect accompaniment if your partner is unable to be with you in the hospital in the early labour. 

Price: £2.99

Download Here: App Store|Google Play Store 

What has been your favourite app to use during pregnancy?

Let us know in the comments below!

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