As you might remember reading about, we blogged last month that there are tons of free pregnancy apps to choose from. But maybe you don’t have a smartphone, or like using a computer better. There are lots of online pregnancy tools to help guide you through your pregnancy.
From due date calculators to personalized pregnancy calendars, pregnant women today have so many online tools to choose from. The sites listed here will let you learn even more about your pregnancy…
The due date calculator of choice for many pregnant women! It has 5+ options to fill in to calculate your due date: first day of last period, conception date, projected due date, date of ultrasound, and more!)
And it has method that looks at your height, age, weight, and other characteristics to more exactly find out your estimated due date (EDD).
If you feel like you’re starting labor, this site is a great way to keep track of your contractions. It’s an easy-to-use countdown timer. Just click the large “play” button when you feel a contraction coming on. Then, click the play button again when the contraction ends. Your labor coach could be put him in charge of the timer. The site also has a customizable countdown calendar, if you want to count down the days until your due date.
There’s tons of useful info and tools for pregnant women on this site. At BabyCenter, you can find calendars and trackers to help you during your entire pregnancy. The site offers many tools, like calendars, calculators, checklists and worksheets to help you feel organized when you may be feeling out-of-control and stressed out.
The Bump directs you during each month of your pregnancy. Customize your profile and they’ll send you emails tailored to how far along you are. The Bump has pregnancy nutrition info, tips on coping with pregnancy side effects, a pregnancy calendar, and more!
Do you have a favorite online pregnancy tool that didn’t make it on this list? Let us know by posting your comment below!
As Vice President of Lifetime Adoption, Heather Featherston holds an MBA and is passionate about working with those facing adoption, pregnancy, and parenting issues. Heather has conducted training for birth parent advocates, spoken to professional groups, and has appeared on television and radio to discuss the multiple aspects of adoption. She has provided one-on-one support to women and hopeful adoptive parents working through adoption decisions.
Since 2002, she has been helping pregnant women and others in crisis to learn more about adoption. Heather also trains and speaks nationwide to pregnancy clinics to effectively meet the needs of women who want to explore adoption for their child. Today, she continues to address the concerns women have about adoption and supports the needs of women who choose adoption for their child.
As a published author of the book Called to Adoption, Featherston loves to see God’s hand at work every day as she helps children and families come together through adoption.