Pregnancy apps

Taking care of yourself, both physically and emotionally, during your pregnancy is important because it can boost your chances of having a problem-free pregnancy and a healthy baby. Once your baby's born, being a new mum, can be happy and exciting. But it’s also normal to feel anxious and overwhelmed. It helps to have some idea of what to expect after the birth, when you leave the hospital, and when you’re at home with your new baby.

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Positively Pregnant

  • Education and information (about mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy) 
  • Self-help tools
  • Available from Google Play
  • Free
  • Country of origin: New Zealand
  • Read more about Positively Pregnant

Sprout Pregnancy

  • An app to keep track of where you are at in your pregnancy.
  • The app shows a 3D image of a developing baby (foetus) at the appropriate gestational age along with a pregnancy timeline.
  • Available from Google Play and App Store
  • Two week free trial and then $4.99. There is a free version but this apparently has minimal information.
  • Read more about Sprout Pregnancy

Tuku Iho app

  • An app for whānau hapū, māmā hapū and māmā hou that shares intergenerational knowledge in maternal and child wellbeing.
  • It opens with a mihi followed by information on being hapū and preparing for pēpi.
  • Narration in te reo Māori and English
  • Swipe to read or tap to hear key words to learn  pronunciation
  • Video interviews and accessible  bi-lingual language and navigation
  • Free
  • Country of origin: New Zealand
  • Read more about Tuku Iho app

Reviewed apps that are no longer available

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