10 Amazingly Helpful Apps for New Parents

Aug 9, 2014

Whether you are a first-time or second-time mom or dad, having a little bundle of joy takes lots of planning and work. Luckily, there are some amazingly helpful apps for that! Sure, you don’t have to replace your presence with high-tech devices, but in the middle of spending numerous hours preparing those bottles of milk, changing diapers, and putting your baby to bed, why not use a bit of help? Check out a few wonderful apps for new mommies and daddies and pick the ones that will really help you.

1 My Baby & Me by Philips AVENT

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This easy app will help you track your baby’s weight, height, sleeping, feeding, and diaper changes. The app can turn your baby’s milestones and special moments into a great, personalized movie that you can share with your family and friends on Facebook. While there are plenty of more comprehensive baby tracking apps available these days, the My Baby & Me by Philips AVENT app is absolutely free and amazingly helpful!

2 Baby Connect

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The Baby Connect app is incredibly useful app for new mommies and daddies. It’s comprehensive, well-designed and friendly to navigate. This app will help you track your baby’s feeding and sleeping schedules, temperature, moods, and many more. Data are put into easy graphs and you can share this data via Twitter, Facebook and Email, with your husband or babysitter.

3 WebMD Baby

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You can consult it with anything you have in mind about your baby’s milestones and some diseases such as cough, fever, cold, and even diaper rash. Moreover, this app includes hundreds of useful articles to read, some videos to watch and a personal baby book. The WebMD Baby app is absolutely free!

4 Baby Monitor 3G

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With this app, you can see live video, hear every noise, and soothe your baby remotely. It works on any network, including 3G and WiFi. You will need two iOS devices – one stationed in your baby’s room and the other with you. The initial setup takes less than 30 seconds and once your devices are paired, you can talk to child from another room. Plus, you can snap some photos remotely.

5 Baby Pack and Go

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When it comes to baby essentials, it’s easy to forget to buy some important things. The Baby Pack and Go app contains ready-made packing lists of baby and toddler items and you can also add your own items to those lists. The app can save you from forgetting the baby wipes or the diaper rash cream. The great news is that you can use this app for both short and long trips so if you are planning to travel, the Baby Pack and Go app can come in handy.

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6 White Noise Baby

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This app will help your baby relax, stop crying, and sleep better by masking noise interruptions. It includes perfectly looped sounds like conch shell, classical music, taking a car ride, and doppler ultrasound of the womb.

7 Baby Shusher

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If you bundle of joy is keeping you up, the Baby Shusher app will help you soothe your fussy baby. The app offers from 15 minutes to 8 hours of continuous rhythmic shushing! Moreover, you can record your own custom shush and implement it into the app.

8 BabyCam Monitor

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If you are going to purchase a baby monitor, consider downloading the BabyCam Monitor app first. With this app for new parents, you can use your phone to check how your baby is doing while you’re cleaning your house or cooking your dinner. Just imagine, you can easily do your personal stuff without worrying what’s happening to your baby since you can monitor them. I think the bad thing about this app is that it uses up plenty of battery so you will need to keep your phone charged all the time.

9 Once Upon a Potty

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If it is time to potty train, the Once Upon a Potty app can help you a lot. There are girl and boy editions of this app available. The app will help you teach your child the basics of toilet training and it will help make the process of taking that big leap from diaper to potty a bit easier.

10 StickyTot

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The StickyTot app helps keep track of notes, milestones, events, pictures, and growth information for the baby or toddler. The app is designed for both tablets and phones. Data is stored in the cloud and locally on the phone or tablet, so you can view all the pictures, notes and other important information when you are not online.

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There are many helpful apps available these days, so why not use them? If you are on a tight budget, look for free and budget-friendly apps. Sometimes free apps are much better than those expensive ones. What’s your favorite baby app that you use each day?