5 iPhone apps for the new parent
Did you know that you can track your breastfeeds or use your iPhone as a baby monitor?

Technology has become more than just a way to stay in touch with family and friends. It has become a way of life. There is an app for just about anything these days. Yes, apps to make a new parents’ life a little bit easier.

Here are 5 cool apps for you to try:

Total Baby

Wow. From a diaper timer, when your baby should be having it’s next bath to when you’ll need to nurse next – this app is for the complete control freak mom! You can also create your own timer for something specific you’d like to keep track of. If you’re not looking for the complete all-in-one deal though, take a look at the rest of the apps below.

Baby Tracker: Nursing

As a new mom, you already have a lot to think about and remember. If you’re baby isn’t the type that wails for a feed, then this app could help remind you when the next feed should be happening. It’s also lets you track how long you’ve been feeding and will help you keep a note of which breast was last used.

Baby Monitor

A clever little app that lets you listen in on your baby when it’s sleeping. If the app detects noise it forwards a call to whichever number you choose to alert you. It can even be used to keep a check on older kids when you’re at work because the monitor has unlimited range!

White Noise

Most babies can’t sleep when there is complete silence without the tiniest little bump or squeak waking them up. This app is great for fixing exactly that problem. Now you don’t need to necessarily have music playing or have your baby in a sound-proof box. This app plays soothing ‘white noise’ that’s just enough to keep your baby asleep. The noises range from crackling log fires to the soothing sound of rain fall.

Grocery IQ

Again, we know you have a lot on your mind now that you’re a parent. And looking into the fridge (when you finally remember to eat) and realising that it’s bone bare because you forgot to buy groceries is no fun.  Plus, we all know how those little slips that you write your
grocery list on, go missing and this way, that will never happen!

What are your favourite apps? Have you tried any of these? Tell us what you think.

Read Parent24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.


Want to know what your baby looks like and what you can expect at this stage?




Balance routine and creativity

Little people need routine, but creative play is also essential. Try these activities with them to balance the two.

See more >


Everything from parties to pre-schools in your area.