Overview

Having a baby changes everything, starting with the moment you realize you’re pregnant. Combating morning sickness, scheduling doctor’s visits, remembering to take your prenatal vitamins, tracking your quickly growing baby — there’s so much to keep tabs on.

That’s why Healthline rounded up the best pregnancy apps of the year. We chose them for their quality content, reliability, and excellent reviews. We think you’ll find them helpful during this amazing journey.

The Bump

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iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Android rating: 4.7 stars

Price: Free

This comprehensive app has everything parents-to-be could want. The Planner+ preps moms for upcoming doctor’s visits, while an interactive 3D visualization shows the baby’s growth. The app features daily pregnancy and baby editorial articles, real-time answers to all your questions, a registry, a photo album to document that growing belly, and much more, all offered on a beautiful interface.

What to Expect

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iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Android rating: 4.7 stars

Price: Free

This pregnancy tracker app is from “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” and it’s designed to guide you day by day and week by week. Plug in your baby’s due date — or use the app’s due date calculator — and start tracking your baby’s growth. Other features include personalized updates on your baby’s development, expert tips, helpful articles, and the latest parenting news.

Pregnancy Tracker

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iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Android rating: 4.7 stars

Price: Free

BabyCenter’s pregnancy tracker and baby development calendar app counts down to your baby’s due date week by week and day by day. Features in this robust and intuitive app include useful pregnancy tips and fetal development videos for every stage of pregnancy, a daily pregnancy news feed, food and nutrition ideas, exercise advice, weekly checklists and reminders, the Bumpie Photo Diary, a contraction timer and baby kick counter, and much more.

I’m Expecting Pregnancy App

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iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Android rating: 4.6 stars

Price: Free

This beautiful app guides you through every step of your pregnancy, with daily updates that feature videos, articles, tips and more. Find information about your pregnancy symptoms, what’s happening with your body and your growing baby, and detailed guides for navigating the ups and downs of pregnancy. Record baby bump photos, track your weight, and keep reminders and notes in a handy to-do list.

Pregnancy Assistant

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Android rating: 4.3 stars

Price: Free

Pregnancy Assistant is a simple app that offers detailed information about fetal development from weeks 1 through 40. Plug in the date of your last menstrual period to see the growing baby’s length and weight, photos, and fascinating details about development from one week to the next. A notes section makes it easy to jot down reminders about prenatal vitamins and doctor’s appointments.

Sprout Pregnancy

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iPhone rating: 4.7 stars

Android rating: 4.5 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

With Next Generation 3D Interaction in the Sprout Pregnancy app, you can see lifelike interactive movements, kicks, and heartbeats for a realistic representation of what’s happening right inside that growing belly. Record belly photos and those priceless pregnancy thoughts and moments in the pregnancy journal, and enjoy all the extras of a great pregnancy app — daily and weekly information about your growing baby and changing body, a personalized pregnancy timeline, kick counter, contraction timer, weight tracker, and so much more.

Baby Names

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iPhone rating: 4 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Struggling to find the perfect name for your little bundle of joy? The Baby Names app can help. With more than 30,000 names, you can browse ideas; learn about the meaning, pronunciation, and origin of different names; and check name popularity. Add, rate, and share your own names, or ask the Genie for names that will complement other family names.

Full Term – Contraction Timer

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iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Full Term makes tracking labor contractions as easy as tapping a button — literally. Tap one button to track the beginning and end of each contraction, and the app will monitor times, durations, and frequency during your entire labor. The simple interface is purposely free of clutter, and the app also features a kick counter, pregnancy reference section, and weight tracker.

Ovia

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iPhone rating: 4.9 stars

Android rating: 4.8 stars

Price: Free

Count down to the big day with this completely customizable app. Plug in your baby’s name, gender, and due date, and your own pregnancy goals and health info, and get personalized information as your pregnancy progresses. See illustrations of your baby’s current hand and foot size; browse more than 2,000 pregnancy articles, tips, and tools; connect with other moms-to-be; and track pregnancy milestones.

Baby2Body

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iPhone rating: 4.7 stores

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Staying strong and healthy during pregnancy doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Baby2Body is designed to act as your pre- and post-natal fitness and well-being coach, so you can stay fit, eat well, and live more mindfully during your pregnancy and beyond. Browse pregnancy workouts tailored to your pregnancy stage and goals, nutrition guidance and recipes, well-being coaching and podcasts, and exercises for breathing and to strengthen the pelvic floor.

Glow Nurture

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iPhone rating: 4.7 stars

Android rating: 4.6 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Powered by data and designed for simplicity, the Glow Nurture app is designed to support your pregnancy with entirely customizable options. Get alerts and insights based on data you enter, check out thousands of helpful pregnancy articles, use the innovative symptoms tracker and charts, and get daily updates on your pregnancy and your growing baby. The app also offers postpartum and miscarriage support.

If you want to nominate an app for this list, email us at nominations@healthline.com.


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Jessica Timmons has been a writer and editor for more than 10 years. She writes, edits, and consults for a great group of steady and growing clients as a work-at-home mom of four, squeezing in a side gig as a fitness co-director for a martial arts academy.