...the iTunes app, enables you to convert your normal pregnancy pictures to oil paintings. Capture this beautiful phase of your life by downloading this free app.
Pregnancy is one of the most awaited moments in a woman's life. You will always feel the urge to know the development of your baby. Also, to-be-parents love to look out for baby names for their unborn baby. Earlier, doing all this would be a daunting task, and in most cases, women only had their family, friends, or the doctor for guidance. But with the smartphone boom, a lot of apps have been developed that work as your assistant during this period. Buzzle has put forth a list of 10 apps for expectant mothers.
* Note: The apps are listed in no particular order. To download the apps from iTunes, click on the blue download tab, and for downloading them from Google Play, click on the green download tab.
Apps for Moms-to-be
Pilates for Pregnancy - Complete
Exercising is essential during pregnancy, but on many occasions, you may not feel like hitting the gym. Here's where this app is useful. It features exercises that are divided into three sections based on your trimesters. Special exercises are designed to keep you fit and healthy during every stage of your pregnancy. You can even personalize the workouts by taking a look at the 'Benefits' page for each exercise.
My Pregnancy Today
This app will give you all the details that you need to know during your pregnancy. All you need to do is to enter your due date, and the app will tell you the exact delivery date. Learn about the changes that your body will undergo as time goes by. There are fetal development images to show how your baby looks like, during each week. Check the amazing kick tracker that will keep a track of your baby's movements.
All would-be-parents are excited to finalize names for their newborns. But if you have run out of naming options, here is an app that may help you out in this feat. Not only will the app give you naming options, but it will also give details such as name origin, its meaning, and its popularity. If you are looking for a rare name for your kid, choose the 'ultra rare' option in the popularity tab, and get unique baby names to choose from.
BabyBump Pregnancy Free
This app will be useful throughout your pregnancy. You will be updated about your baby's development with schematic embryo pictures every week. You can enter your due date to get a countdown screen that shows various details of the weeks and days remaining. Also, keep a track of your waist/weight measurements. The app can be linked to Facebook and Twitter, so that you can keep your loved ones updated with pregnancy-related information.
Positive Pregnancy with Andrew Johnson
Having a relaxed mind is essential for all, and when you are pregnant, this aspect becomes all the more important. With today's hectic and stressful lifestyle, it is difficult to find such peace. Here's an app that can come to your aid. This app is a guided meditation program that will help expectant mothers to relax and focus on a successful pregnancy. The relaxation techniques included in this app will ease your physical discomfort.
Pimp My Ultrasound/Baby Picture--Entertainment 4 expecting mom (s) and dad (s)
Have you had the wild thought of playing around with your ultrasound images? If yes, then this is the app for you. All you have to do is upload your ultrasound or baby picture, and add fun elements like hats, headgear, guitar, credit card, sunglasses, martini glass, etc. You will love the picture frames like world's cutest baby, mommy's boy, daddy's girl, and the like. Add funny text to it, and share it on Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, etc.
I'm Expecting - Pregnancy App
On most occasions, expectant mothers become paranoid when they have unexpected symptoms. This app helps you record your symptoms and compare it with other women who are using this app. Also get tips on how to alleviate the most common pregnancy symptoms like nausea, leg cramps, and fatigue. You can store your doctor's contact details too for a quick reference, and also share details with your doctor by connecting to his/her office.
This pregnancy app gives you information about the development of your baby, along with pictures. It includes a pregnancy tracker that will keep a count of the days and weeks left for your due date. Every week, you can touch the images and the app will give you details as to how the part is formed. There is also a doctor's advice section, that will provide you with generic medical advice. All in all, a great app for expectant mothers, which allows the information to be shared on social networking sites too.
Happy Pregnancy Ticker
Like any other pregnancy app, Happy Pregnancy Ticker also provides information regarding fetal development, along with images of the same. What's new in this app is the schedule feature and the weekly weight tracker. You can schedule your doctor visits, scans, blood diagnosis, and make them all appear in the app widget. Also, you can keep a track of your weekly weight data, and convert it into graphical form for better analysis. The discussion forum allows you to connect with other women, and discuss your problems to find suitable solutions. There is an ovulation planner included for women who are planning for pregnancy.
Pregnancy Health Yoga HD
The app is an adaption from Tara Lee's DVD, Pregnancy Health Yoga. There are yoga poses included in the app that will help your body and mind relax and prepare for childbirth. The yoga poses are divided into different categories, like restorative practice (a gentle form of yoga), preparation for labor, partner work (which includes massage techniques for pregnancy), and pregnancy-related ailment relief exercises.
All these pregnancy apps throw light on the various stages of fetal development, and also provide photos for better understanding. However, you should consult your doctor before practicing the various techniques mentioned in these apps. Use the apps to the fullest to help you prepare for childbirth. All the best!
Disclaimer: This Buzzle article is for informative purposes only, and should not be replaced for the advice of a medical professional.