Free mobile phone app for parents and parents-to-be, with personalised content approved by doctors and midwives, from pregnancy to six months after birth.
Baby Buddy is your personal baby expert, guiding you through pregnancy and the first six months of your baby’s life. It has been designed to help you give your baby the best start in life and support your health and wellbeing.
Baby Buddy has been created with mums, midwives and doctors, so the information is reliable, useful, and available 24 hours a day.
Who benefits? The app is available for all families from the moment they are expecting a baby until six months after the birth. The content is tailored to be easily understood and has the option for text to be read aloud to ensure the app can be used by everyone.
Who provides it? Baby Buddy is designed by Best Beginnings, a small charity working to give every child in the UK the best start in life, with support from Better Start Bradford for local information.
How do families register? There’s no need to register – all parents can download Baby Buddy for free on the App Store or Google Play. There is also a web version of Baby Buddy that is designed to give people without a phone access to a selection of the most useful content.
Its features include:
The app is endorsed by the Department of Health, Institute of Health Visiting, Royal College of Midwives and healthcare professionals including Dr Ranj.