Top 10 baby feeding apps to get you through baby's 1st year

Baby feeding apps you should download on phone for both parents

By Linda F.
Top 10 baby feeding apps to get you through baby's 1st year

We all need help at some point in our lives and it is safe to say that the days following having a baby, will make it to the top three every single time.
 

A newborn baby needs a lot of time and attention. That little angelic face, will be the main reason for many busy days and sleepless nights lying ahead of you. Seriously, you will need all the help you can get and there is no need to panic just as yet.  But, first things first. If you and your partner don’t own smartphones yet, now would be a good time to get one, as you get to download all the best baby apps that could get you on your parenting journey.

What are Baby feeding apps?

Baby feeding apps help you navigate your baby’s daily feeding schedule. Some apps are generic for play or for work, and then there are others that are very specific, such as the baby feeding apps. 


Baby feeding apps as the name suggests will help you monitor everything to do with your baby’s feed. Some of them are more user-friendly or have a better interface than others. You may want to look for something that is easy to work with and help you easily achieve your baby's feeding goals.

Best Baby feeding apps for iPhone and Androids in 2018 (for both parents)

First time parents often find the whole task of caring for an infant terrifying in the initial few days. Apps will definitely come in handy and help them to organize things better. There are many that provide you with the help you need during those blurry, crazy-busy days.

These are some highly reviewed apps if you have an Apple watch, an iPhone or Android phone. Below are a listed few of top rated apps by parents.
 

1. The Mamma Baby Feeding App

This app has a baby milestone feature to track your baby’s feed, sleep, and diaper change times, and also growth summaries. It’s easy to share logs between multiple devices. The app creates stacked graphs as per the data fed into it. It was selected by Apple for the best app to have for new parents in the year 2015.

Download at Apple Store
Also available on Google Play

2. The Baby Feeding Log app

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This app has features such as a tracker and timer for nursing. It allows you to track the number and amount of each bottle feed, your baby’s sleep schedules and their nap times. It emails this data directly to you and your baby's doctors and caregivers. If any of the data is missing, you can enter it manually. Editing of all the recorded schedule is also possible.

 

Download at Apple Store

3. The Baby Nursing App

The baby nursing app keeps track of nursing schedules with a timer, BM, and wet diaper and diaper change counts. It also keeps track of vaccination schedules, medications, and doctors’ visits. It records your baby’s vital details such as head size, height and weight and creates a growth chart to inform you if your baby is meeting the required milestones.

 

Download at Apple Store

Also available on Google Play

4. FeedBaby App

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Over a million parents have praised the 'Feed Baby App' for its ease of use and say that with this one they don’t need to look anywhere else.

It tracks all your baby’s feedings, time, quantity, diaper changes, and basically records your baby’s entire day. It allows for device to device syncing which allows both the parents to access it. With a large number of Widgets (44 in all) you are sure to find the right one.

It records all this info on your smart wear watch and keeps updating when a new entry is made and stores it for future use. Pictographs and other imagery help you read and understand past data in a glance to monitor your baby’s progress. It also features alarms for feeding and diaper changing times.
 

Download at Apple Store
Also available on Google Play

5. The BabyFeed Timer App

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The BabyFeed Timer App - designed and created by mums and recommended by the NHS midwives, offers a ton of features. Along with the regular ones of recording nursing and bottle feeding sessions, diaper changes etc., it also offers unique advantages such as personalizing your baby’s details such as adding a pic, date of birth so you can record multiple babies’ details. This allows you to add on a sibling in the future or if you currently have twins.

 

Check your baby’s data on babyfeedtimer.net where it gets automatically uploaded, as you keep syncing it. Its automatic night mode gives you great visibility at night as it resets as per present time modes. A pause button enables to pause your feeding session and tells you which breast to start with in the next session. These are just a few of its many amazing features.

 

Download at Apple Store

Also available on Google Play

6. The ParentLove App

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The ParentLove app which along with recording feeding data, saves and recording your baby’s medical records and other developmental milestones, is also noteworthy. It also provides an interesting add-on in the form of a baby diary.
 

Download at Apple Store
Also available on Google Play

Baby feeding apps for twins

With twins, you have a double scoop of everything. Read this as double the joy, double the fun and yes, double the work. Bottles can be challenging and breastfeeding can be exceptionally stressful. Keeping track of everything going on with your twins’ day is daunting to say the least.


Fortunately, there are apps designed to take the stress out of this equation. The ‘Feed baby’ app once again performs favorably on this one.  Another app that performs exceptionally well is the Baby Feed Timer app.

7. Baby Tracker- Newborn log

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The Baby Tracker - Newborn log offers these features along with the option of adding photos and details and seamless syncing with other smartphones, allows syncing among multiple devices. It quickly identifies data patterns, habitual trends, or abnormalities and allow you to send the data via pdf to yourself. It is available on both iPhones and Android.

 

Download at Apple Store

Also available on Google Play

8. Jumelle Twin and Baby Tracker

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The Jumelle Twin and Baby Tracker- can track up to ten babies and it is one you should seriously consider if you have twins or even quadruplets. You can easily monitor your babies’ feeding schedules, and even your babies’ fevers and teething records.

You can share all these milestones with members of your family such as your babies’ care providers, grandparents, and the doctor’s office. With this app, you will feel very much in control.
 

Download at Apple Store

 

Apps that are more suitable for Moms

9. The latchME app

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For new mums nursing for the first time, it can be a time of intense emotions. Many challenges with breastfeeding are encountered during this very stressful time. 

 

The latchME app, can save a lot of grief and heartbreak if the baby doesn’t latch on or feed right-away. Scheduling home appointments and consultations with lactation experts, chats to help you connect with other moms in the same situation and videos will help get through those initial difficult days.

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10. The Breastfeeding Solutions app

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The Breastfeeding Solutions app helps you with keeping track of your baby’s eating, sleeping and pooping schedules. Advice on how to keep your breast milk flowing and providing troubleshooting answers on common breastfeeding problems, also makes this app noteworthy.

 

Download at Apple Store
Also available on Google Play

Technology and life have both evolved and it is the Millenial now! The days of families and extended families living in neighborhood and backyards are long gone. 
 

The silver lining here is that we have plenty of help available instantly on our phones and some of these apps are so indispensable, it will feel almost like you have a digital assistant with you 24/7.

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