The 8 Best Pregnancy Apps for Dads

Trying to be supportive during your partner's pregnancy? Check out this round-up of the best pregnancy apps for dads to get started. 

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There is an abundance of apps to support people through pregnancy. But did you know that there are even pregnancy apps for partners? These apps focus on things like fetal development, timing contractions, cooking tips, and other pregnancy-related information geared toward non-gestational parents-to-be.

While some of these pregnancy apps for dads are explicitly marketed to dads-to-be, others are more gender neutral. Read on for the nine best pregnancy apps for partners.

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Daddy Up

Daddy Up App

Courtesy of Daddy Up

Touted as "the dad's field guide to pregnancy," the Daddy Up app teaches you about your pregnant partner and developing baby. The outdoorsy spin offers the following:

  • Weekly information about your "Lady Lumberjill"
  • Baby size charts with critter comparisons
  • Customizable daddy checklist
  • Contraction counter
  • Journal log

Cost: Available for free on both Android and iOS.

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Contraction Timer

Contractions App

Courtesy of Penguin Apps PTY LTD

You may not be the one experiencing contractions, but as your partner goes through them, at least you'll be able to lend a hand with this app.

In stopwatch fashion, this app measures the time between contractions and the length of the contraction, helping you decide when you should hit the road to the hospital and letting you know what stage of labor they're in.

Cost: Available for free on both Android and iOS.

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Who's Your Daddy?

Who's Your Daddy App?
Courtesy of 14lox

If your partner gets pregnant, this app tries to answer the all-important question: Now what? Aimed toward first-time dads-to-be, the Who's Your Daddy app delivers the following with a dose of humor:

  • Helpful daily and weekly tips
  • Tools like hospital bag, baby names, and contraction counter
  • Timeline of key events

Simple language and customizable features also make Who's Your Daddy? worth downloading.

Cost: Available for $2.99 on both Android and iOS.

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HiDaddy App

Courtesy of HiDaddy

This pregnancy app for dads offers a daily guide to pregnancy for non-pregnant partners. The HiDaddy app aims to help partners feel prepared and be supportive throughout the pregnancy. Information is delivered by your "baby," and features include:

  • Information on fetal development
  • Insight into how pregnancy makes your partner feel
  • Tips on how to support your partner

Cost: Available for free on both Android and iOS.

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What to Expect

What to Expect App

Courtesy of Everyday Health, Inc.

You've probably heard of the famous book What to Expect When You're Expecting (your partner might even be reading it!). While geared toward those who are pregnant, non-pregnant partners will still benefit from the helpful pregnancy information in the What to Expect app, including:

  • Fetal growth tracker
  • Medical articles to brush up on your parenting knowledge
  • Videos and advice
  • What to expect with pregnancy body changes

In addition to pregnancy information, this app takes you all the way through the toddler years!

Cost: Available for free on both Android and iOS.

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Pregnant Dad

Pregnant Dad App
Courtesy of SB Apps

This pregnancy app for dads-to-be informs you about fetal growth and development. New tips and information come two to three times per week, and the app also gives information about the following:

  • Your baby's due date
  • Which celebrities share their birthday
  • What their zodiac sign means
  • A place to store baby-related photos, like ultrasound images

Cost: Available for $1.99 on iOS.

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ProDaddy App

Courtesy of The ProDaddy LLC

The ProDaddy app offers weekly reviews of pregnancy topics and condenses them into three-minute reads. This pregnancy app for partners features the following:

  • Weekly tips
  • Deep dives on complex topics
  • Fetal development updates
  • Gear you'll need

Cost: Available for free on both Android and iOS.

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The Big Daddy

The Big Daddy App

Courtesy of Christopher Deutsch

This pregnancy app for dads helps you be involved in your partner's pregnancy. Created by a dad and doctor, the Big Daddy app features the following:

  • Fetal development tracking with comparisons like axes and steaks
  • Weird pregnancy facts
  • Customizable features to make it more personal

While the basic app is free, you can upgrade for a fee to tap into more features like a contraction timer, articles, and checklists.'

Cost: Available for free on iOS, with in-app upgrades available.

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