Top Baby Care Apps
My love for parenting and baby care apps all started when I was in the hospital with my third child. Nurses were continually coming into our hospital rooms asking, "Did the baby pee or poop?" Then the lactation specialist would come in and ask, "How long did your baby breastfeed for?" Are you kidding me? How was a sleep-deprived mom who just gave birth supposed to remember all of this information? Then a friend told me the good news: There are apps for all that.
Each of the apps on this list is designed to help you through your baby's first year, whether it's keeping track of feedings and diaper changes or providing educational entertainment to stimulate baby's senses. Did we miss an app that you love? Feel free to nominate it here! - Molly Thornberg, Digital Mom
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Baby’s Musical Hands | $0.99
Baby’s Musical Hands’ Ranking
Get it from: Android Market | iTunes
Who doesn’t love to make music? This app gives your baby the ability to do just that! Colored squares appear on your phone’s screen for baby to touch, and each square makes a different noise from various instruments. There’s a visual element as well – when your baby touches the screen, colorful stars appear. (So if you get tired of hearing the sounds, you can just turn down the volume to keep the app strictly visual.)