Great expectations

This app from the people behind the What To Expect books features a daily tip with a pregnancy pointer and weekly info for both you and your baby.

App name: What to Expect

Cost: Free on iPhone and Android.

Best buddies

Endorsed by four Royal Colleges, the Baby Buddy app guides you through your pregnancy and your baby’s first six months with easy-to-use, handy hints and tips.

App name: Baby Buddy

Cost: Free on iPhone and Android

Breast friend

Stay on top of how many feeds, naps and wet nappies your baby gets through with this handy tracking app, which even filters all the information into a graph so you can work out your child’s natural routine.

App name: Baby ESP

Cost: Free trial week, then Dh18

One for the boys

Make daddy-to-be feel included with this tongue-in-cheek app, which features fun stuff including comparing baby’s size with footballs, as well as a countdown of days left as a free man.

App name: M Pregnancy

Cost: Dh3.69