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Tools of the trade
If you’ll be using your mobile data when Wi-Fi isn’t available, you may choose to upgrade to an unlimited data plan to avoid costly overage charges. Alternatively, month to month phone plans may be a better option for you, as these provide you with greater flexibility and lower monthly fees—a huge bonus when you think about how much money you’ll be spending on diapers and other essential supplies each month.
With the appropriate gear in place you’ll be ready to roll; here are the apps that make those first few months of parenting much easier.
BabyCenter Tracker + Countdown
- Pregnancy tools that track kicks, fetal development, and contractions.
- Parenting advice, support, and reminders once your little one arrives.
- A baby growth tracker that guides you through your little one’s first year.
- Tips and advice on feeding your baby, lulling him or her to sleep, and caring for yourself during the first year of parenting.
Baby Tracker Nursing App
Cozy Family Organizer
Sleep Baby Sleep
Mommy Saver: High Contrast Baby Visual Stimulation
According to Psychology Today, becoming a first-time parent is oftentimes a joyous but challenging adventure resulting in considerable amounts of stress. However, these top-rated smartphone apps can alleviate some of that stress—helping you to focus more of your time and energy on your little bundle of love. With great gear and apps at your fingertips, you can savor every moment!
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David B. Younger, Ph.D. is the creator of Love After Kids, for couples that have grown apart since having children. He is a clinical psychologist and couples therapist with a web-based private practice and lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, 15-year-old son, 5-year-old daughter and 7-year-old toy poodle.