Becoming a mother for the first time is like no other experience. It’s true that your heart swells with love and joy, and each day with your new child seems like a blessing. However, it’s also true that being a first-time mother isn’t easy. We’ve made a list of 5 apps that will make your life as a new mom a little easier.
This app is great for breastfeeding mothers that work away from home or are away from their child for extended periods of time. It works by using pictures of your baby and various baby sounds to stimulate the let-down, or milk-ejection reflex. It can be downloaded from the Apple App store for $0.99.
Baby Feeding Log:
Never forget which side you last breastfed with again. This nifty app helps you keep your feeding and diaper-changing schedule on track. With this app, you can:
- Log feeding times and duration
- Keep track of which side you last used
- Log quantity of milk from bottle sessions
- Keep track of diaper changes
Feeding times, sleeping routines, medicines, formulas….so many things to keep a track of! Baby Connect is a comprehensive platform that allows you to track and analyze daily information regarding every aspect of your baby’s needs and activities. Several authorized users can be specified for each child– including family and daycare staff—so that your baby’s information is in the hands of the people that need it.
Having trouble putting your little one to sleep? Hailed as a ‘sleep miracle’ for babies, this tool helps soothe your fussy baby with rhythmic shushing sounds. Set the timer for 15 or 30 minutes of continuous shushing and watch as your baby slips gently into peaceful slumber. Finally, some much-needed sleep for both you and your baby!
Baby Monitor 3G:
This app has quite a few features that make it an indispensable tool for parents. First, any two phones, tablets or Macs can be used, which saves you a trip to the store and keeps money in your pocket. It works with any internet connection, which means you go anywhere and still keep an eye on your sleeping beauty with live video and audio. It’s equipped with a sensitivity feature that lets you know when your baby is awake, and even has night vision!
There are so many things for a first-time mothers to keep in mind, and it’s only natural to get a little stressed out. These apps help you breathe easier and focus on being the best mother you can be.
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