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Pregnancy and baby apps

Browse our selection of pregnancy and baby related apps from our trusted information partners.

Asthma App

Asthma App

By Asthma Australia

This app is an educational tool developed by Asthma Australia for people with asthma and their families and carers.

It provides easy access to information and resources about asthma topics and clinical guidelines.

The Asthma App is free and can be downloaded from the Apple Store – Asthma App.

Cot-to-Bed Safety

By Red Nose

Cot-to-Bed Safety, designed by Red Nose, provides vital information to mothers, carers and health care professionals on when to move a child out of a cot and into an adult bed.

The app provides information in five different languages including English, Hindi, Chinese, Arabic and Vietnamese.

The Red Nose Cot-to-Bed Safety app is free and can be downloaded from the Google play store - Cot-to-Bed Safety.

feed safe app

Feed Safe

By Australian Breastfeeding Association

Can I have an occasional drink while I'm breastfeeding? Should I 'pump and dump'? How does alcohol affect breastmilk? How long should I wait after having a drink, before breastfeeding? Feed Safe is a collaboration between the Australian Breastfeeding Association, Reach Health Promotion Innovations and Curtin University. It is based on the latest research, and the official guidelines of Australia's peak health and medical research body, the National Health and Medical Research Council.

The Feed Safe app can be downloaded from the Apple Store - Feed Safe and the Google play store - Feed Safe.

healthdirect app

By Healthdirect Australia

The healthdirect app is Australia’s free health app that helps you make informed decisions about your health.

You can use the app to check your symptoms with the healthdirect Symptom Checker, find a health service when and where you need it and search for trusted health information.

The healthdirect app is free and can be downloaded from the Apple Store - healthdirect app and the Google play store - healthdirect app.

National Public Toilet Map

By Department of Health

National Public Toilet Map, designed by the Department of Health, shows the location of more than 14,000 public and private public toilet facilities across Australia.

The National Public Toilet Map iPhone Application improves the independence and quality of life for Australians who are affected by incontinence.

National Public Toilet Map app is free and can be downloaded from the Apple Store - National Public Toilet Map.

Pelvic Floor First

By Continence Foundation of Australia

Stay safe while staying in shape with the Pelvic Floor First fitness app. This app allows people of all fitness levels and pelvic floor function to undertake pelvic floor safe workouts. It also teaches you how to exercise your pelvic floor muscles to maintain or improve bladder control.

The app is based on the Continence Foundation of Australia’s Pelvic Floor First website.

Pelvic Floor First is a free app and can be downloaded from the Apple Store - Pelvic Floor First.

Quit for You - Quit for Two

By QuitNow

If you're pregnant or planning to be, 'Quit for You - Quit for Two' is a fun and really practical way to quit and give up smoking for the health of you and your baby.

The app will take your mind off the cravings and distracts you when you feel the urge to light up. You can even personalise the app so that you get daily reminders and words of encouragement.

Quit for You - Quit for Two is a free app and can be downloaded from the Apple Store - Quit for You - Quit for Two and Google Store - Quit for You - Quit for Two.

Save The Date

By NSW Ministry of Health

As part of an immunisation awareness campaign NSW Health is making it easier for parents to ensure their children are fully immunised on time with “Save the date” phone app.

The app calculates the next immunisation due date and send a series of reminders to prompt the parent to call their GP to schedule an appointment for each immunisation.

Save The Date is a free app and can be downloaded from the Apple Store - Save The Date and Google Store - Save The Date.

What Were We Thinking!

By Jean Hailes Foundation

The What Were We Thinking! app is your expert guide to parenting, and will help you build confidence in the first 6 months of your baby’s life.

Learn ways to manage crying, how to settle and wrap your baby and how to tackle the difficult conversations and the changes that come with being a parent.

The What Were We Thinking! app is free and can be downloaded from the Apple Store - What Were We Thinking!.

Last reviewed: September 2020

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