1st Pregnancy? Here Are 14 MUST HAVE Pregnancy Apps for You

Nowadays, there’s an app for anything you need, and pregnancy is no exception. There are a plethora of pregnancy apps out there that do different things, similar things, nothing, and great things. From trying to conceive, to informational message boards and forums, to prenatal yoga, we have you covered.

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14 The Bump Pregnancy and Baby App

The Bump app has all kinds of information on pregnancy, baby articles, and anything odd you may be experiencing or wondering about. Reminders and checklists are available, as well as reviews of baby products found on all major retailers. Having a baby shower? You can use this handy app as a registry too!

Even after you have the baby, the app keeps you up to date with health information and allows you to create a beautiful photo album of your baby. Currently this app is rated 4.1 out of 5 by users.

13 Glow Nurture Pregnancy Tracker

The Glow Nurture Pregnancy app focuses on your health during your pregnancy. You can find community forums where other expectant mothers are asking questions and exchanging information about due dates and more. The app also allows users to track their baby’s size week-by-week and the app will also send users reminders for appointments!

There’s a tasks feature, similar to that of a Fitbit, to remind you of healthy goals, nutrition and fitness tips catered towards your individual pregnancy. Users have rated this app 4.6 out of 5 for its up to date information about their baby's growth in utero.

12 Pregnancy++

You can use the Pregnancy ++ app to follow your pregnancy, get daily information on your pregnancy (what’s normal, what’s weird and what needs to follow-up with a call to your doctor). This app also doubles as a personal diary, while helping you keep track of your weight and doctor appointment memo’s.

Diet, exercise and labor information is available on the app, as well as a contraction timer for when mommy goes into labor. Users can also keep track of baby names, fetus size with the app's guide and Pregnancy ++ provides tons of pregnancy info. This app is $3.99, but comes with all the bells and whistles. Users rate Pregnancy ++ 4.5 out of 5 because they love the wealth of information the app provides them.

11 Ovia Ovulation & Period

Maybe you’re not yet at the pregnancy stage, but are trying to get there. Or, this is your second or third time around and you’re having a harder time conceiving. The Ovia Ovulation & Period app can help you track your fertility, record your menstrual cycle and let you know when it's the best time to conceive.

This handy little app can track symptoms, weight, exercise, blood pressure and even medications, all of which will help you get closer to seeing those two pink lines. There’s also information on fertility and support for women with irregular periods. Ovia also helps users to set goals and receive detailed summaries about their individual health needs. App users can also share the app with another family member if they choose to do so.

Ovia has a 4.7 star rating, but some users complain that the app support staff aren't as helpful as they could be.

10 Pregnancy Workouts

For those women looking to stay in shape during pregnancy, this app can help them achieve their goal! Pregnancy Workouts provides 20-minute daily workouts that are catered to pregnant women and are easy to do anywhere. The free version only gives you one routine per trimester, but if you want to shake it up, you’ll need to pay for more.

Some pregnancy safe routines the app suggests include prenatal yoga. All exercises have been created by professionals and can be done without equipment. All exercises are safe for mom and baby. When you buy the complete version, Pregnancy Workouts includes exercises for abdominals, butt, cardio, leg prenatal and full-body routines.

Users rate Pregnancy Workouts as 4.3 out of 5 for helping them stay in shape and its ease of use.

9 What to Expect

You guessed it, this app is related to the book, What to Expect When you’re Expecting. Users can except to see pregnancy videos, meet moms-to-be who are sitting in the same week of pregnancy, specific groups and chats for locations, interests, medical conditions and parenting styles.

Plus, What to Expect has a daily tracker for the users pregnancy and their baby’s development, and a countdown to their due date! The app gives users daily information and pregnancy tips as well as health news and real-life stories from other parents.

Currently the app is rated 4.5 stars.

8 I’m Pregnant/Pregnancy App

The I'm Pregnant app is pretty straight forward and simple, it provides advice on healthy eating for conception and during pregnancy. Further into pregnancy the app counts the baby’s kicks, gives you lists of baby names, and can track your mood, energy, appetite and more. I'm Pregnant also comes with pregnancy exercises and a weight chart.

The app provides information about the changes expectant mothers can look forward to as well as information about the baby's development. I'm Pregnant can even suggest books to read about pregnancy and offers users a helpful guide to packing a bag for the hospital. Users have rated this app 4.4 for it's information and ease of use.

7 Pregnancy Week-by-Week

This app is devoted to helping users get pregnant, plan and preparing for pregnancy. Pregnancy Week-by-Week provides users with a calendar of pregnancy information week-by-week so they can see where they are, or what to expect in the next week or so.

There's also advice on antenatal care, diet and exercise. The app also suggests where to have your baby, what happens during labor and tracks baby's growth throughout the next 9+ months of pregnancy. Pregnancy Week-by-Week is a complete guide to health with information about what to eat, pregnancy symptoms, medication and health issues.

Users rate this app 3.7 stars, some users don't like the interface and design.

6 Healthy Nutrition Pregnancy

Looking for an app specifically catered to your health during pregnancy? The Healthy Nutrition Pregnancy app tells you what’s good for pregnant women to eat for optimal health, provides nutritional facts and tips on what foods to avoid. This app focuses solely on nutritional information and providing users with the best nutrition during their pregnancy.

Healthy Nutrition Pregnancy features a a small guide on how to avoid nausea and vomiting during pregnancy as well as a calorie calculator and meal tips and tricks. Users can also use the app while grocery shopping to ensure they buy the best foods for their pregnancy journey. The idea is that what you eat can have a significant impact on the baby's health.

Users rate the app 4.4 out of 5 for the nutritional information it provides, while some users find that the solely focusing on diet limits their pregnancy experience.

5  Pregnancy Yoga

For those who love fitness, but already found their niche, or simply want to try yoga while pregnant, this app is for you. Pregnancy Yoga's sole focus is on yoga poses that can be safely practice during pregnancy.

The app can guide users through meditation and lists optimal yoga poses for mother and baby. This is a niche app though, so users must either already have a vested interest in yoga or have a deep desire to focus on prenatal yoga. The app can provide yoga tips, keep track of workouts and schedule workouts.

Pregnancy Yoga has 3.5 stars out of 5. Users who don't already do yoga find this app disappointing because it doesn't guide you through work outs and the interface can be difficult to navigate.

4 My Pregnancy & Baby Today

My Pregnancy & Baby Tracker is the app brought to you by BabyCenter.com and Nestle. This app features a calendar that explains what pregnant women should expect during pregnancy, links to BabyCenter's online forums for expectant mothers, day-by-day development images, pregnancy videos, a selfie station that enables users to watch their bump grow and a place to document everything about their pregnancy.

There are also birth clubs, health information tools, a countdown clock, product search, contraction timer and a baby kick tracker too. This app has a ton of features that ensure a users pregnancy experience is fully documented. After the baby's here, the app helps mothers keep track of feedings, sleeping, baby health and safety as well as baby care.

My Pregnancy & Baby Today is good for the nine months of pregnancy and the first year of the baby's life. The app is rated 4.6 stars and has been installed more than 40million times.

3 Sprout Pregnancy

With the Sprout Pregnancy app, users can get daily and weekly information right to their phone about their pregnancy and baby's development. The app comes with checklists, a personalized pregnancy timeline, weight tracker, kick counter and contraction timer. Sprout has an album feature where you can store pictures from your phone, schedule your prenatal appointments, and keeps track of your personal details.

Sprout was developed by physicians to help pregnant women through their pregnancy be providing comprehensive pregnancy information. This app was rated amongst the top 50 apps of the year by Time Magazine and is also physician recommended.

Users rate this app 4.4 out of 5. Some users find the app limiting

2 Pregnancy Pilates

A great app for yogis who simply want to do their thing. Pregnancy Pilates keeps the blood flowing for a little extra than yoga or stretches. All classes are taught by physiotherapists and include prenatal and postnatal pilates classes and tutorials. This non-impact workout is perfect for pregnant women since it offers exercise without physical exertion.

Again, this is a niche app for women who are currently involved in yoga classes or are looking to add some light exercise to their weekly routine. Pregnancy Pilates is a free app and is rated 3.8 by users. However, the app has a few bugs that may interfere with your ability to download exercise videos.

1 Positive Pregnancy

Positive Pregnancy is an app for those who are maybe feeling a bit stressed during their pregnancy and want to relax. The app doesn't track health or provide health information, instead it features therapeutic tunes picked out specifically to help users relax and become more positive during their pregnancy. Positive Pregnancy might also help expectant woman who are having troubles drifting off to sleep.

The app is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 and while some users love the music and relaxation app, others find the man's voice annoying during the guided relaxation, others find this app is exactly the same as the original Positivity app and that the relaxation guides aren't pregnancy specific.

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