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May 27th, 2012, 09:14 AM
Enceinte2012's Avatar Super Mommy
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I admit, I am behind on technology :/ But, my dad just got us an iPad. So, those of you with iPhones and iPads - what are your favorite pregnancy apps?
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May 27th, 2012, 09:18 AM
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I use the baby center pregnancy app. It gives you an article very day different to read and keeps up with how far you are, etc.
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May 27th, 2012, 11:54 AM
white.house's Avatar Kelli
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I downloaded all of the free ones and bought a few that I really liked. I can't remember now which ones I paid for and which were free, but here are the names of all the ones I have:
BabyBump
Baby Center (my pregnancy)
What to Expect (pregnancy)
iPregnant
Pregnancy pregnant
Enfamil Expecting baby
My baby lite
I'm Expecting
Sprout lite (pregnancy)

A little excessive of me don't ya think?
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May 27th, 2012, 01:23 PM
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I have What to Expect and Sprout. Here are some pro's and con's of each!

What to Expect

Pro's:
Gives you daily and weekly readings to let you know whats going on with you and baby
Includes tips for dads!
Gives you a fruit and measurements
Place for your belly pictures
Connects you to message boards
I like that it gives you updates for your actual development... for example, most apps/sites will put you a week behind. I'm 16 weeks 6 days now so the majority of apps place me in week 16 for development, but in reality I've completed 6 days of week 17 so I should be in week 17 for development.
Numbers the days of your pregnancy

Con's:
Changes fruits in the middle of the week - so it can be confusing. Especially if you're comparing it to other apps/sites
This drives me nuts (may not drive you nuts) but 70% of the readings have to do with nutrition and weight gain
No baby development pictures

Sprout (full app)

Pro's:
Pictures of baby's development -- with extra information on certain development features
Countdown to delivery
Weekly and daily readings
Gives you a timeline for different tests and milestones in pregnancy
Has an organizer that lets you add notes and things for Doc visits, a To-Do list, Newborn Essentials and Hospital Bag
Has a weight tracker, kick counter and countraction timer
A lot less nutritional and weight readings

Con's:
Doesn't give you a fruit or measurements
A week behind in development
I tried to post to facebook earlier this week, and it tried to tell me the baby was the size of a lemon -- its details can be way behind
No just for dad information
Some of the readings are very VERY similar to earlier ones

I haven't downloaded anything else. Between these two I have more than enough to keep me occupied!!!
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