Before your baby arrives, or in the early days, update your phone with a host of new apps that will help you survive the newborn stage. From sound machines that’ll help you get a few more moments of sleep to tracking apps that’ll help you log everything from feedings to milestones. We tapped and tested an army of apps to find the best tools that will help make life a bit easier for those that just welcomed a wee one.

Find Trusted Baby Advice at Your Fingertips

When you have a baby, suddenly everyone from your mom to the lady at the grocery store is an expert. BabyCenter’s Your Baby Today app puts their (less annoying) expert advice in the palm of your hand. No need to thumb through heavy books, this app keeps you on top of important developmental milestones, health and safety advice and even suggests age-appropriate activities for each week. Now who’s the expert, huh?


Available on iTunes.com, free; and play.google.com, free.

How do you keep track of your tots? Have a favorite app? Tell us below!

–Julie Seguss & Phebe Wahl

Photos courtesy of iTunes; featured photo courtesy of iphonedigital via flickr