There are so many apps for parents out there that we decided to put together a list of the ones that we found to be the most useful. Whether you have a newborn, toddler, or school-age child, these apps will make parenting life a little easier.
iBearBaby – Free
iBearBaby is essentially a digital baby album. This app is perfect for keeping track of your baby’s development. It records their height and weight on a growth chart, details doctor appointments, holds photos of your little one and all their first milestones. The latest feature even has sound recording.
WebMD Baby – Free
Personalized for a baby’s specific age, WebMD baby features a growth tracker, diaper tracker, sleep tracker, feeding tracker, and a baby book to record key moments and milestones.
My Baby Today – Free
My Baby Today offers a personalized daily calendar of baby’s development, helpful checklists and reminders you can update to fit your needs, answers for when you wonder, “Is this normal?”, information on health and safety, advice on care and feeding, and ideas on how to take care of yourself too.
Kid’s Wellness Tracker – Free
This all-in-one app brings together the tools you need to help manage your children’s health more easily. It charts your children’s progress as they grow, which shots they have had, stores your children’s medicine information, and calculates the correct doses for Children’s TYLENOL and Children’s MOTRIN products.
4 Kids Health – Free
4Kids Health helps you determine whether your child needs immediate medical attention based on his or her symptoms. It also provides advice on how to provide speedy relief for minor illnesses or injuries at home, and directs you to the nearest emergency department or urgent care center wherever you are.
Is It Contagious? – Free
Instant, reliable information and images on 85+ infections and other conditions seen in childhood. This app, from the pediatricians of KidsHealth.org and the Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, gives parents the answers they need – starting with: “Is It Contagious?”
Kids Doc – $1.99
What should you do if your child develops a fever, cough, vomiting, rash, sore throat or head injury? These are the types of questions that the Kids Doc app can answer while you’re at home or on the go. The care guides help you make smart decisions on what level of care (if any) is needed and how to provide speedy symptom relief for minor illnesses or injuries you can manage on your own.
iHomeopathy – $3.99
iHomeopathy is an award winning natural health and first aid app designed to help parents quickly find information regarding first-aid emergencies, allergies and common illnesses. Developed by a doctor and user-friendly, this app is paramount for new parents who are prone to worrying.
Total Baby – $4.99
Total Baby is the ultimate baby-log and tracking application. From vaccines to doctor visits, log and store all the information you need in this comprehensive app while simultaneously tracking their sleeping patterns, bath times, feeding times and nap changes.
My Kid’s Health – $29.99
This app was developed by parents, for parents, to create the perfect tool for keeping track of your kid’s health and development. Track personalized vaccination schedule including records of previous vaccinations, and reminders for upcoming injections. It also can help track upcoming doctor’s appointments, childhood illnesses, and much more.