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Parents need the best apps that help make their lives a little easier. Your time is squeezed when you become a parent and you need all the help you can get.

Parenting apps that enable life-hacks are essential and even better when they are free.  

We have listed our top three all-time apps to help you parent and provided a brief description to help you quickly decide if these are the apps for you.  Oh, and you might need a pair of these wonderful earphones too.

White Noise Baby

White Noise Baby App

White Noise Baby is full of sounds that help babies relax, stop crying and sleep better. If you’ve found yourself driving around or vacuuming in the middle of the night to calm your little one, this is the app for you.

There are ‘fan’ and ‘train ride’ soundtracks, classical music and even a human heartbeat so you can recreate the sanctuary of the womb.

The clever team at White Noise Baby has also included an on-screen high contrast baby rattle to help distract a fussy baby.

£0.79 on iOS and free on Android

Ovia Parenting & Baby Tracker App

Ovia Parenting & Baby Tracker

With this clever app, you can track everything baby, from breastfeeding/bottle-feeding, nappy changes, sleep, milestones and photos. You can invite family and friends to follow your little one’s development on the app, too! 

Free on iOS and free on Android

The Breast Start app

The Breast Start App

A breastfeeding information app that supports you with all aspects of breastfeeding. The Breast Start app was designed by the Wirral Community NHS Trust infant feeding team and has been approved by the NHS breastfeeding specialist.

The app directs you to local and national support, helps get your baby breastfeeding, gives advice on solving problems, teaches you to hand express, offers you rewards, provides a guide to local breastfeeding friendly places and more.

Free on iOS and free on Android

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