Parenting apps

Parenting apps


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Being a parent is a fun and exciting role. Caring for your child and watching them grow from a newborn into adulthood is very fulfilling and meaningful. But, parenting can be challenging. You are constantly faced with new situations and challenges. There is no one, ideal parenting style, but the following parenting apps have some useful tips and guidance that could help you on your journey.  

App name Features Score

Well Child app

  • Education and information
  • Reminders for immunisations and appointments
  • Can be used alongside Well Child Tamariki Ora, My Health Book.
  • Aimed at New Zealand parents
  • Available from Google Play and iTunes
  • Cost: free
  • Read more about Well Child app
4 star review

Whare Kahikā - Home Safety app

  • A home safety app that allows users to identify potential injury risks to children in their homes
  • Aimed at New Zealand parents
  • Available from Google Play 
  • Cost: free
  • Read more about Whare Kahikā - Home Safety app

Coming soon 

Other useful resources

Staying safe online 2018 Quick Reference Guide(external link) Netsafe

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Disclaimer: Healthify’s app library is a free consumer service to help you decide whether a health app would be suitable for you. Our review process is independent. We have no relationship with the app developers or companies and no responsibility for the service they provide. This means that if you have an issue with one of the apps we have reviewed, you will need to contact the app developer or company directly.

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