The Best Pregnancy iPhone & Android Apps of the Year

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  • The Best of Times

    The Best of Times

    The day your child is born, you’ll be a parent for the rest of your life. But your pregnancy will only last for nine months. These award-winning apps will help you make the most of that time.

    Track everything from names to contractions, journal your heart out, and get current information on nutrition and health. There are even apps here to help you get pregnant! Read on to learn how the latest technology helps you get everything you can out of these precious months.

  • My Pregnancy Center | BabyCenter

    My Pregnancy Center | BabyCenter

    iPhone – 4.5 stars with 30,029 ratings – Free

    Android – 4.6 stars with 117,777 reviews – Free

    Wondering where your kids are and what they’re doing doesn’t start when they become teenagers. It begins in the womb. With the My Pregnancy Today app, all of your pregnancy questions are answered by other moms in the Birth Club and through videos and nutrition guides. You can also get a better understanding of your pregnancy by using the calendar function and tracking your baby’s movements. Use the growth widget to help visualize where your child is in development. This is a very helpful tool for the mindful mother.

  • Gerber Pregnancy Calendar

    Gerber Pregnancy Calendar

    iPhone – 3 stars with 30 ratings – Free

    When you’re pregnant, your body is changing in new and unexpected ways. Keep up with what’s going on with the Gerber Pregnancy Calendar. You can track doctor appointments, upload ultrasound images, and record audio of your baby’s heartbeat. It will even help you satisfy those strange cravings.

    Do you want something tangy today? Maybe something creamy? Or crunchy? Gerber will recommend the most fitting and healthy snack with their Snack Finder. This app makes it easy to count down the days until baby’s arrival.

  • 50,000 Baby Names

    50,000 Baby Names

    iPhone – 3.5 stars with 18,166 ratings – Free

    You’ve spent time picking out the perfect cradle, the perfect bedtime books, and clothes for the first nine months. You and your partner agree on everything so far — except for names. They want Johnny, and you want Jacob. They want Henrietta, and you want . . . anything but Henrietta.

    Download the 50,000 Baby Names app to get ideas about what to name your child. The app comes complete with name meanings and a place to keep your list of favorites. With 50,000 options, you’re bound to find a name you both love!

  • BabyBump Pregnancy Pro

    BabyBump Pregnancy Pro

    iPhone – 4.5 stars with 8,574 ratings – $3.99

    Android – 4.5 stars with 2,827 reviews – $2.99

    Prepare for your new arrival with BabyBump. This app addresses all of your parenthood concerns and expectations. It’s even recognized by Time.com in the 10 Best Wellness Apps list, and Huffington Post in their Top Apps for Moms list! 

    Convenient and thorough, BabyBump Pregnancy Pro has everything from forums to photo albums. Record baby’s kicks, track your weight and contractions, and even shop at the BabyBump store. Not only does this app help you keep track of your pregnancy journey, but it connects you with other soon-to-be parents who are in the same stage as you.

  • Happy Pregnancy Ticker

    Happy Pregnancy Ticker

    iPhone – 4 stars with 74 ratings – Free

    Android – 4.5 stars with 7361 reviews – Free

    Count down to your due date with the Happy Pregnancy Ticker. This app has many useful tools, and was created by a father-to-be to help his wife through her pregnancy. Graph your weight gain by week, time and catalogue your contractions, and use the discussion forum to get advice or swap info with other expecting mothers. There’s also a handy journal feature to store your pregnancy memories, as well as an ovulation planner for women who are trying to conceive. 

  • I’m Expecting — Pregnancy App & Baby Guide

    I’m Expecting — Pregnancy App & Baby Guide

    iPhone – 5 with 2,331 ratings – Free

    Android  – 4.6 stars with 34, 421 reviews – Free  

    Make your transition to motherhood smoother with the I’m Expecting — Pregnancy App from MedHelp, Inc. A sleek design and dozens of helpful features have helped to make this app a favorite among parents-to-be. Use it to connect with others via online forums, create a virtual scrapbook of baby bump photos, and track your symptoms. I’m Expecting is easy to navigate, and helps you keep all of your medical and personal pregnancy information well organized. Pictures of cute babies are included!

  • Pregnancy Assistant

    Pregnancy Assistant

    Android – 4.4 stars with 5, 222 reviews – Free

    Here’s a simple, easy-to-use app that will tell you exactly what you need to know. Pregnancy Assistant does what the name promises: It acts as your loyal companion through your pregnancy. Track fetal development week by week through pictures and stats. The simple user-interface and brief descriptions won’t complicate this already busy time in your life. Enjoy your pregnancy, get the info you need, and prepare for your little one to arrive!

  • iPregnancy

    iPregnancy

    iPhone – 4.5 stars with 9,536 ratings – $3.99

    Written by a practicing OB-GYN, the iPregnancy app covers all the necessary bases and comes complete with a beautiful design. There’s a load of information for moms, advice for dads, and baby-tracking features that include ultrasound pictures of your child at each week. You can also keep track of each OB-GYN visit to see how much progress you’re making. You can even connect the app to your Facebook or Twitter profile to keep your friends and family in the loop.

  • Pilates for Pregnancy

    Pilates for Pregnancy

    iPhone – 3 stars with 65 ratings – $9.99

    Keep active throughout your pregnancy with Pilates for Pregnancy. This exercise app helps you and your baby stay happy and healthy for the entire nine months. The workouts are tailored to meet the needs and limitations of each trimester. Just enter your due date and get started with your routine. There is also a space included for notes and your pregnancy to-do list.

    This isn’t just an exercise app: It’s a planner, photo album, and journal. Staying active while pregnant increases your chances of giving birth to a healthy baby. Pilates for Pregnancy helps you exercise safely and take notes on your progress.

  • My Labor Bags

    My Labor Bags

    iPhone – 4 stars with 38 ratings – $1.99

    Your baby may not give you much notice before they arrive. As your due date approaches, you need to make sure you have everything you need for a sudden dash to the hospital. With the My Labor Bags application, you can plan what you’ll need by organizing items into lists for Mommy’s bag, Daddy’s bag, and Baby’s bag. The Labor Bag databases help you choose the items that you’ll want to include. There’s even a journal feature so you can chronicle memories and reminders.

  • iContraction

    iContraction

    iPhone – 4 stars 792 ratings – $0.99

    When baby needs attention, mommy will be the first to know. Contractions are some of baby’s first interactions with their mother. iContraction helps expecting parents keep track of their baby’s movements and how long they last. This tool is especially helpful during the last few weeks of the pregnancy, and will provide the user with a chart of their contraction history. iContraction is easy to use and doesn’t include any unnecessary features. A simple design with a single purpose, this is one reliable app!

  • mPregnancy — for Men with Pregnant Women

    mPregnancy — for Men with Pregnant Women

    iPhone – 3.5 with 344 ratings – $0.99

    Women have a lot to put up with during a pregnancy, so the needs of their partners can sometimes be neglected for those nine months. Anxious partners can learn more about the pregnancy process and their role in it with the mPregnancy app. There are frequently asked questions on topics such as nursery rooms and how to prepare for delivery, as well as illustrations of baby’s maturation in the womb and a due date calendar. For every pregnant woman who has complained to their partner that they “just don’t get it,” here’s an app that tries to help.

  • My Baby’s Beat

    My Baby’s Beat

    iPhone – 3 stars with 703 ratings – $4.99

    Now there’s a useful app that allows mommy to play doctor at home! Bond with your child while they’re still in the womb by installing the My Baby’s Beat app. It uses the iPhone microphone to pick up your baby’s heartbeat. You can record the beat and add a photo to share with friends and family via email or Facebook. Or you can just give a listen whenever you want to feel closer to your child. Save these recordings on your phone and listen back often for precious memories.

  • Baby Pool — The Pregnancy Guessing Game

    Baby Pool — The Pregnancy Guessing Game

    iPhone – 3.5 stars with 27 ratings – $0.99

    You shouldn’t feel like you’re going through this pregnancy alone, especially with an app like Baby Pool. This pregnancy guessing game invites friends and family to place bets on your baby’s name, gender, birth date and time, weight, and length. Pass your phone around and have them enter in their guesses. Or, invite people to access the pool and submit their guesses online. Add prizes if you’d like, and keep those participating updated on how you’re doing. Let them know when your baby’s arrived with a personalized Baby Pool announcement!

  • Menstruation and Ovulation Calendar — Menstrual Period Tracker

    Menstruation and Ovulation Calendar — Menstrual Period Tracker

    iPhone – 4.5 stars with 3,569 ratings – Free

    There are several factors that contribute to creating the right environment when you’re trying to conceive. Tracking your menstrual history, body temperature, and average cycle length will help you know when conditions are right. But with this app, you can toss that little notebook on the bedside table and bring procreation into the digital age. Record everything related to your period and the app will predict ovulation and the start of your next cycle. Menstruation and Ovulation Calendar — Menstrual Period Tracker works on all Apple devices.

  • Pregnancy Due Date Calculator

    Pregnancy Due Date Calculator

    iPhone – 4.5 stars with 951 ratings – Free

    Android – 3.8 stars with 567 reviews – Free

    You’ve got plenty on your mind when you’re pregnant. One important piece of information every expectant mother wants to know is when their baby will arrive. Mobile Mom Pregnancy Due Date Calculator predicts that important date without a lot of fuss.

    Enter the start date of your last menstrual period (LMP) to calculate forward, or your estimated due date to count backwards. This handy app will help determine the date.

  • Pregnancy++

    Pregnancy++

    iPhone – 4.5 stars with 2,313 ratings – $2.99       

    Android – 4.5 stars with 2,035 reviews – $2.99

    Anyone — moms, dads, grandparents, and siblings-to-be — can use the world’s most popular pregnancy app. This useful and beautiful tool will guide you through the weeks and months of baby’s development with lovely images and helpful info. Learn what the baby is experiencing along the way. Track your symptoms and keep a pregnancy journal. Reviewer Jgoldhair wrote, “I absolutely loved being guided through my first pregnancy with this app.”

  • Pregnancy Sprout

    Pregnancy Sprout

    iPhone – 4.5 stars with 5,275 ratings – Free

    This physician-recommended app displays essential newborn advice, checklists and journaling options, and stunning images. Personalize your pregnancy timeline with a due date countdown and customizable info on your baby’s kicks! You can also post content to Facebook for excited family members and friends to see. Pregnancy Sprout also gives you fresh daily content from Parents magazine.

  • Ovia Fertility

    Ovia Fertility

    iPhone – 4.5 stars with 41 ratings – Free

    Before being pregnant, there’s getting pregnant. And for some moms, that’s not as easy as it seems. Ovia Fertility – Ovulation Calculator, Period Tracker, Menstrual Calendar and Diary App will do everything it can to help you plan for conception.

    Developed by Harvard scientists and fertility experts, this app uses unique algorithms to predict when you’re most likely to get pregnant. All information is backed up in the cloud, so you don’t have to worry about missing a single piece of info.

  • Baby Names!!

    Baby Names!!

    iPhone – 4 stars with 4,357 ratings – Free

    Android – 3.7 stars with 2,072 reviews – Free

    According to The Washington Post, the most popular baby names for 2013 were Noah and Sophia. If you’re still searching for names, you might want to study the 30,000 names in the Baby Names app. This app will give you name origin, annual popularity (who knew that 20,000 Ethans were born in 2008?), pronunciation, and more. There are even sharing features so you can poll your friends via email and Facebook. The name generator concocts the names that go best with parent names. 

  • Full Term – Labor Contraction Timer

    Full Term – Labor Contraction Timer

    iPhone – 5 stars with 28 reviews – Free

    Once labor contractions start, you have important things to think about. The last thing you want in the delivery room is a lot of clutter and fuss. This clear, readable app lets you track contractions with no distractions. You can even rate the intensity of contractions. Reviewers of Full Term – Labor Contraction Timer have raved, “This app rocks,” and, “This fit the bill perfectly.” Email all the contraction info to yourself or anyone else and add notes.

  • Enjoy This Special Time

    Enjoy This Special Time

    You won’t enjoy your pregnancy if you’re anxious about your or your baby’s health. These apps will guide you to just about any information you need. Or at the very least, they’ll explain what you need to ask your doctor.

    Find names and keep journal notes and photos to share with friends and family when the time arrives. Even if you’re not pregnant, some of these apps can help you plan for a family. Enjoy this special time and use these apps to get the most out of your pregnancy.

  • Methodology

    Methodology

    We selected these pregnancy apps based on their potential to aid people with their pregnancy in a number of ways. Additional factors considered in selecting these apps included user ratings, affordability, accessibility, format, functionality, and relevance to pregnancy and its community's needs. Together, this collection represents the gamut of helpful iPhone and Android apps that are successfully designed to make pregnancy more manageable.

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Please note: Healthline Networks does not endorse or warrant for fitness of purpose any of these applications. These apps have not been evaluated for medical accuracy by Healthline Networks. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) haven’t approved them unless otherwise indicated.

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