This app is being retired and will be removed from app stores at the end of October 2021. Please search for our new app ‘Baby Buddy 2.0’ and download that instead!
Expert approved advice on mum & baby health in pregnancy, birth and parenting.
Baby Buddy, the award-winning app for parents and parents-to-be
Baby Buddy is your free and advert-free personal virtual friend and baby expert who will guide you through your pregnancy from conception until your baby is six months old.
Your Baby Buddy app will send useful bite-sized daily information that is just right for you and your baby. For a full list of Baby Buddy’s features see below.
Baby Buddy is a multi-award winning pregnancy and parent app accredited by the NHS, and endorsed and trusted by health professionals. Baby Buddy will help build your knowledge and confidence so that you can give your baby the best start in life.
Tap You and Your Baby in the main menu for a range of useful features. Ask Me is for all your questions about anything you want to know about being pregnant and becoming a parent. Text and video clips are all quality-assured by Royal Colleges and other health organisations. Find out about nutrition, exercise, antenatal appointments, breastfeeding, bottle feeding, baby brain builders, mental health and so much more.
Personalised Pregnancy and Baby Tools:
Ask me – type in any pregnancy question for your Buddy to answer with expert information
Today's Information – Baby Buddy provides you with personalised daily information about your pregnancy and baby.
Videos – a growing range of clips to help you get your head around different pregnancy and baby topics
Local support – a map of useful local health services such as hospitals, mothers and baby support groups, baby clinics, GP and midwife services.
Bump and Baby Book – a diary where you can record your thoughts, feelings and photos throughout your pregnancy and after your baby is born
Appointments – a handy reminder of the dates and times for your check-ups.
Remember to ask – a reminder list for questions to ask at your midwife or GP next appointment
What does that mean? - Find the meaning of pregnancy-related terms
You can do it! – a tracker for your personal goals and achievements
Tell us what you think – where you can give us your feedback so that we can make the app even better
Baby Buddy is the creation of the national charity Best Beginnings - working to give every child the best start in life.
Baby Buddy is endorsed by the NHS, the Department of Health, the Royal College of Midwives, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association, the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, and the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Baby Buddy is designed to support all parents to look after their own and their baby's physical and mental health. Baby Buddy is featured in Better Births, supports the Maternity Transformation Programme and supports key public health priorities including maternal and infant mental health.
We'd love you to help us make Baby Buddy even better. Your opinion counts. All you need to do is take a few minutes to complete three short in-app questionnaires that will appear after you have been using the app for a while. This will then also unlock a new outfit or accessory for you Baby Buddy!