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5 Best Pregnancy Tracker Apps

5 Best Pregnancy Tracker Apps

Jason Collier - 7th Jun 2019 [updated 30th Sep 2019] - Mobile Health / Pregnancy

Having a baby can turn your life upside down. There is so much to remember – from taking your prenatal medication to scheduling doctors’ appointments. Luckily, modern technology has solved this problem for you! Yes, as with most dilemmas, there’s an app just for that! It’s called a pregnancy tracker.

Having focused my master’s research in the field of biomedical engineering, specifically on digital health, I often spend time investigating various health-related apps. I recently needed to assess the features and functionality included in the various pregnancy-related apps and was astounded by the vast number of apps on the app stores.

I have reviewed the mass of pregnancy apps available and picked the best ones. The 5 apps you see in this post were chosen based on their accurate information, helpful features and high ratings. While they’re no substitution for professional medical advice, I believe every expecting mother could benefit from using one of these apps!

1. BabyCenter Pregnancy Tracker

The BabyCenter Pregnancy Tracker is for every period of the parenting journey, whether you’re trying to conceive, pregnant, or already have your little one, the BabyCenter pregnancy tracker can be your go-to source for every day of your parenting journey. It is rated #35 in Health & Fitness on Apple’s App Store. It is chosen by over 400 million expecting parents for its baby tracker, perfectly timed tips (reviewed and approved by the BabyCenter Medical Advisory Board), helpful pregnancy tools and community support.

Once your new-born arrives, the BabyCenter Pregnancy Tracker automatically turns into a daily parenting guide, with tools like the baby growth tracker, to support you through your first year as a parent with a new baby, week-by-week and month-by-month.

It also features:

  • Articles and advice about preparing to get pregnant and trying to conceive
  • The Bumpie photo diary - a simple pregnancy photo tool to capture weekly belly picturess and turn them into an amazing time-lapse bumpie video
  • Foetal development interactive images
  • A baby due date calculator
  • A contraction timer
  • A baby kick counter
  • A baby registry checklist
  • A baby names finder - a place to search for names you might like by meaning, origin, theme, and more
  • Inside the womb videos and real childbirth videos
  • An ovulation calculator & calendar
  • A pregnancy calendar with hundreds of informative BabyCenter articles

The stats:

  • Downloads from Google Play: 10M+
  • Rating on Google Play: 4.8
  • Rating on App Store: 4.8 and #35 in Health & Fitness
  • Available from Google Play and App Store

BabyCenter Pregnancy Tracker

Source: BabyCentre

2. Pregnancy +

Pregnancy + is rated as the #7 Medical app on Apple’s App Store. No wonder there are 25 million users worldwide! With beautiful 3D models, step-by-step guidance, personalised content, digital logbooks and supportive tools, Pregnancy + can be your one-stop pregnancy support app. A notable feature of the pregnancy + app is its ability to be personalised for dads, grandparents and other family members.

It also features:

  • DAILY pregnancy information
  • Pregnancy week-by-week information
  • Diet, exercise and labour information
  • Coloured and scanned images
  • A personal diary
  • A pregnancy weight log
  • A doctor visit log
  • A kick counter
  • A contraction timer
  • A baby shopping list
  • A baby size visualizer
  • 1000s of Baby names

The stats:

  • Downloads from Google Play: 10M+
  • Rating on Google Play: 4.7
  • Rating on App Store: 4.8 and #7 in Medical
  • Available from Google Play and App Store

Pregnancy +

Source: Health & Parenting

3. What to Expect Pregnancy Tracker

This app comes from one of the world’s most trusted brands, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”. Used by over 15 million moms and rated #32 in Health & Fitness by Apple’s App store, this app is a user verified beneficial pregnancy tool. Once of its defining features is the wealth of knowledge offered by the What to Expect brand! Once the baby arrives, the app continues to guide you with all the expert advice and personalised support you need for baby’s first year and beyond.

It also features:

  • Personalised pregnancy tracker that shows your baby’s daily development
  • 15,000+ medically accurate articles on every aspect of pregnancy and parenting, from preconception through the toddler years
  • Week-by-week development info, helping you understand your changing body and baby’s amazing development through each stage of pregnancy
  • Daily tips, up-to-the-minute health news, and personal stories from real parents
  • Pregnancy videos showing just what to expect this week
  • a personalised baby registry checklist – find out everything you need
  • Best baby products recommended by Moms like you
  • A go-to-guide for the most important tests & screenings to ensure the health of mom and baby
  • Search tools to help you find fast, accurate answers for your pregnancy questions
  • Special groups devoted to birth locations, interests, medical conditions, parenting styles, must-have baby gear, and more!

The stats:

  • Downloads from Google Play: 1M+
  • Rating on Google Play: 4.8
  • Rating on App Store: 4.8 and #32 in Health & Fitness
  • Available from Google Play and App Store

What to Expect Pregnancy Tracker

Source: What to Expect

4. Ovia Pregnancy Tracker

The Ovia Pregnancy Tracker is rated #10 in Medical on Apple’s App Store and is used by more than 10 million women worldwide. Ovia adds a personal touch to their pregnancy app so that “tracking your baby’s development gives you an app as unique as your pregnancy”.

It also features:

  • Baby size comparisons
  • A baby hand and foot size tracker
  • A due date calculator
  • A comprehensive tracker (including symptoms, mood, sleep, activity, weight, blood pressure, nutrition, appointments, notes, pregnancy milestones and bump photos in the calendar centre.
  • Ability to sync a fitness tracking device
  • Weekly videos and daily articles
  • Safety lookup tools
  • Community support

The stats:

  • Downloads from Google Play: 1M+
  • Rating on Google Play: 4.8
  • Rating on App Store: 4.7 and #10 in Medical
  • Available from Google Play and App Store

Ovia Pregnancy Tracker

Source: Ovia Health

5. Pregnancy Tracker

The Pregnancy Tracker app offers a range of high-quality features, which is why it is rated as #60 in Medical by Apple’s App Store. Originally developed in Russian, the Pregnancy Tracker app has been converted to support English and Spanish too with plans to expand. There are currently over 4 million users worldwide, the majority of which coming from Russia (46%), followed by North America (20%) and Europe (9%). The worldwide nature of this app truly sets it apart.

It also features the ability to:

  • Get DAILY pregnancy info
  • Track your pregnancy week-by-week
  • Calculate the current week of pregnancy
  • Calculate your due date
  • Get baby size information and development updates weekly
  • Get information on changes in your body
  • Track and manage weight and belly growth goals with clinical guidelines for your BMI
  • Track contractions and send results to a medic
  • Use a baby kick counter to track baby kicks
  • Make notes with your pregnancy symptoms (morning sickness, changes with your body, doctor appointment)

The stats:

  • Downloads from Google Play: 1M+
  • Rating on Google Play: 4.7
  • Rating on App Store: 4.6 and #60 in Medical
  • Available from Google Play and App Store

Pregnancy Tracker

Source: Pregnancy Tracker

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Jason Collier

I am a current masters student at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. I recently completed my Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics, but decided to follow my passion for Healthcare Technology and further my studies with a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. I started HealthTechHub.net to use as a platform to discuss the latest developments in the Health Tech & Digital Health fields!