While being at home with your little one during those first few weeks is the most special time you’ll ever spend, it can often be the most challenging. Suddenly you’re having trouble fitting things in you never thought would be a problem. Ahem, a shower…not to mention a good workout or grocery shopping. But since you’ve probably got your phone in hand, ready to capture every tiny milestone your little one is about to take anyway, we’ve rounded up the 7 apps that will make your day-to-day just a little easier, so you can fit in the little things…like running a brush through your hair. Don’t worry, you’ll be back to your old shenanigans soon enough.
Baby Bundle App
Developed by NYC-based pediatrician Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg, this is the ultimate all-in-one new mom app. It tracks everything from sleep to feedings, diaper changes to growth and comes with a built-in photo journal, baby monitor and health reference. Seriously though, don’t leave home without it. Check out the latest version here.
There’s just about nothing more daunting than your first fancy grown-up outting post baby. So why leave your hair in your own hands when Glamsquad will happily come to your door and do it up (or down) for you? Now you can get one of their experts to your place in no time with their addicting beauty app. Download here.
You thought Amazon Prime was a godsend before you had a baby? Now you’ve got about 20 more things on your shopping list each month that you can order and track in just a few swipes and clicks. Go ahead and start here.
Just because you’ve flooded your home with registry gifts from your baby shower doesn’t mean your friends won’t still want to grab you a little something when baby gets here. And almost no one has made registering easier than BabyList. Register here.
Sooner or later, you’re going to want some time to yourself and maybe your hubs. Chances are that moment will hit you while you least expect it. When that time comes around, Urbansitter is here to help. Peruse available sitters in your area who come with references you know. You can even call or message sitters directly from your phone. Find out more here.
Sometimes it’s the little things that count. Like being able to nurse your baby and get your grocery shopping done at one time. Yep, our favorite NYC grocery delivery service has gone and made our lives even easier. Start shopping here.
The excuses only last so long as a new mama. At one point or another your bum is going to need some motivation, and this Argus Fitness app is going to keep you in line. A few small steps is all it takes to move you forward and its pedometer will track each one...along with your water consumption, food diary, sleep timer and more. Download here.