As a new parent in 2019, you’ve got a wealth of resources at your fingertips. While your parents might have needed books, journals, or late night phone calls to doctors or friends, you can access much of what you need by simply downloading a mobile app to your phone. There is no shortage of apps that are geared towards new parents, but the experts here at Surrogate Solutions have checked out some of the most popular ones to narrow the list to a few favorites.
What to Expect
This app is pregnancy-focused, and it also provides milestones and expert advice about babies and toddlers. Download it as soon as your gestational surrogate is pregnant, and you can track your baby’s anticipated prenatal development. Available for iPhone or Android.
Track, share, and graph your baby’s behavior and development. Track feeding, diapers, sleep, moods, and medications. Available for iPhone or Android. ($4.99)
Web MD baby
This trusted online source offers an app that includes wellness content, articles, and videos. There are video tips from a pediatrician and even a baby book where you can track milestones. Available for iPhone or Android. (Free)
You may already use this app for music and podcasts of your own. You may not know that you can find options for your baby’s listening such as white noise, music, lullabies and more. Available for iPhone or Android.
Your grocery budget rises rapidly when you add a child to the family, but you don’t have to break the bank to keep your new baby well-fed. Basket is an app that allows you to compare prices of local and online stores to find the cheapest options. Available for iPhone or Android.
Food delivery apps
Check out food delivery apps in your area such as Seamless, Grubhub, Ubereats. They can be a true godsend when you simply can’t face getting dinner on the table on top of caring for a new baby and handling other obligations. Available for iPhone or Android. (Free)
If you’d like more advice on how to prepare for your new baby, we’re here to help. We’ve helped countless families create families through gestational surrogacy, so there’s nothing we haven’t seen or question we haven’t heard. Contact Surrogate Solutions today!