Must-Have Apps for New Moms
Baby Connect App: Track feedings, diaper changes, sleep and more!
Baby Connect is great because you can use it to track feedings, diaper changes, sleep, etc. It sounds ridiculous, but when you have two working parents who can't remember if they've eaten or not and are sleep deprived it is necessary! That way we don’t even have to worry about communicating to each other what happened during the day AND you can have several authorized users can be specified for each child: parents, family, daycare staff, and the entries are immediately securely synchronized on each user account.
1) Track daily information about children: feeding, diapers, sleep, mood, activities, medicines and photos.
2) Parents and Child Care staff can easily exchange messages via the application
Available on iPhone/iPod touch, iPad, Android, Windows Phone devices, or with a browser by logging to Baby-Connect.com
White Noise Baby App: Helps your baby stay asleep with over fifteen looped sounds $.99 on iTunes
Yes, as all parents know getting your baby to fall asleep is a challenge and getting them to stay asleep, especially when you’re out in public is no easy feat either! White Noise Baby has been a LIFESAVER for me! It has Over 15 looped sounds that your baby will love. Sounds such as taking a car ride, classical music, conch shell, and more. And it has a monitor built in so if your baby starts to cry once asleep, it will restart.
1) Baby mode notification to reduce sleep interruptions
2) Integrated baby rattle with touch and shake controls
3) Sound shutoff timer that fades volume and closes application
4) Baby Monitor to restart noise
5) Event Log to learn baby’s sleep cycle
6) Sleeping and safety tips
Mom Meet Mom App: Meet other moms in your area!
Yes! So another thing that I’ve found to be so helpful is being able to connect with other moms who are going through the same thing as me—but when you’re so wrapped up in taking care of your little one it’s hard to MEET moms! Seriously, trying to meet moms you connect with is like dating! So this app, Mom Meet Mom is a great resource to meet some moms in the neighborhood! Once you sign up, you can meet moms, find play dates for kids, and get the support you need. They use an exclusive matching system designed just for Mom Meet Mom to help you find local moms with similar interests, schedules, families, and personalities. – You can schedule a play date, coffee date, etc and it helps to take the guesswork and stress out of "mom dating" so you can build an amazing mom support network, no matter what your situation.
Diapers.com – Quick and easy ordering for baby and toddler supplies
Another quick app and website that is a lifesaver is Diapers.com you can reorder all your baby and toddler supplies and it’s free shipping on orders over $49 and on top of that, it arrives within 2 days! No more schlepping the baby out to the store—you can literally order everything you need while holding the baby! Genius!
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