Over the past decade technology has starting playing a larger role in helping women during their pregnancy and post-delivery. There are hundreds of websites and apps dedicated to helping women answer questions on pregnancy, track their babies growth, and provide community support. With so many apps on the market to choose from, we asked 1,000 new moms to help us pick our top 5 pregnancy and postpartum apps and we’ve listed them below!
Top Post-delivery Recovery App
Description: Matriarc is a digital community where moms post childbirth come to heal their minds and bodies. Almost always, all attention and focus shifts from the mom to the baby once the baby is born. Matriarc was built for moms to rehabilitate their new body, calm the mind, relieve stress, and restore energy levels. Matriarc is designed to flatten your stomach, strengthen your core and rejuvenate you in just a few minutes a day. Key Features Include: Over 110 individual core and pelvic floor exercises, newsfeed with daily articles on motherhood, wellness, nutrition and fitness, forum with a community of strong moms, audio meditations, restorative images, breathing ring and a tracking system for water in-take, meditation, and exercises.
Most Informative Postpartum App
Description: This app allows you to join a community of new moms with due dates in the same month, where you can ask questions and get the support you need from moms all over the world. The features for your babies first year include a daily calendar for your baby, a growth tracker, thousands of articles on mommy and baby health, breastfeeding and formula tips and even supplies lullaby music for better sleep!
Best Pregnancy App
Description: This app offers personalization based on your pregnancy due date to start tracking your babies growth in utero. You’ll be able to receive daily updates on your baby, tips for your pregnancy from parenting and medical experts, and stay up to date on the current parenting news! A week to week guide of “What To Expect” will help you stay sane during your pregnancy by providing you the exact information you need to stay healthy and happy in this phase of your life.
Top Postpartum Tracker
Cost- Free with in app purchases
Description: Feed baby is the perfect tracker for those new tired parents! Can’t remember the last time you changed a diaper or how long you spent nursing your child? Look no further than the baby feed app! This app includes tracking for diapers, nursing, bottles, pumping, naps, medicines, growth, baths and more! You can also pull up detailed reports of the last 7 days within the app or export the data directly to a CSV report for further viewing.
Best For Baby Milestones
Cost- $2.99 with app purchases
Description: This app was built to support the incredible popular Wonder Weeks book. By using this app, you’ll learn all about your baby mental developments and have a better idea of what’s going on each week with your new baby. The app helps to explain all of the “leaps and bounds” your child is experiencing, giving you a better handle potential fussiness. Within the app their is a calendar from 0-20 months and by learning what’s going on inside your babies head, you’re better able to work through each leap and help him grow.