Making the choice to breastfeed is often a good one, but it’s not always easy. Fortunately, there are apps designed to help you stay organized when it comes to pumping and nursing, and they’re more useful than you may think. We looked for the year’s best breastfeeding apps, and chose these winners based on their strong content, general reliability, and high user ratings.

iPhone rating: 4.7 stars

Android rating: 4.7 stars

Price: $4.99

This comprehensive baby tracker will help you record just about everything relating to your baby, including all kinds of feedings. Log entries with a simple tap, and use the timer to track nursing or pumping sessions. The app will also note the last nursing side as a reminder for next time. Other features include graphs, reports, and trending charts, weekly averages, reminder alarms, night mode, and password protection for complete privacy.

Android rating: 4.3 stars

Price: Free

Get a handle on breastfeeding with this insightful app, which offers week-by-week information about your growing baby. Browse insights about breastfed babies and physical development milestones tailored to your baby’s age.

iPhone rating: 4.3 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Track your baby’s nursing progress with features like a simple timer, the most recent nursing session, daily averages, cumulative totals, and useful graphs. The app also helps you calculate how much your baby is eating and can keep tabs on the locations where you nurse.

iPhone rating: 4.8 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Designed to be super simple, this straightforward app features a nursing tracker with timer, a useful pause button for feedings, and options for manually entering or editing data. Quickly access the last feeding time, duration, and side, and use the app to log diaper changes and baby’s sleep, too.

iPhone rating: 4.6 stars

Android rating: 4.5 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Feed Baby helps parents of newborns keep track of those round-the-clock feedings, diaper changes, pumping sessions, and sleeping. Never forget when your baby last nursed, or how long it lasted, thanks to detailed reports, charts, and graphs that help you visualize your baby’s important data.

Android rating: 4.5 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

This app was made by moms, for moms so you can monitor breastfeeding and complementary feedings. Record which side the baby last nursed on, subsequent feedings that can be combined into a single meal, and browse analysis of your logged daily breastfeeding times and durations.

iPhone rating: 3.8 stars

Android rating: 3.8 stars

Price: Free

Similac’s Baby Journal app is a fast, easy way to log your baby’s feedings, sleeps, diaper changes, and growth. Browse tips and advice from veteran parents, or view charts that show your baby’s development. Logged information can also be emailed to your baby’s pediatrician.

iPhone rating: 4.3 stars

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Skip the timers, alarms, and typing with Eat Sleep, an app designed for simplicity. Log all the important details about feedings, diapers, sleeping, and other notes with a single-finger tap — something every breastfeeding mom will appreciate!

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


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