Being a new dad can be exciting, rewarding and overwhelming at the same time, especially when thinking about the challenges and demands of parenthood. It is common for new fathers to feel confused on how to care for their new arrival – that’s where technology comes in. In this modern age, there are a plethora of apps that are available to help you and your partner on this journey and make your lives easier. Check out the list below for some top apps for new dads.
Aim to become a super parent and understand your child to the tee with this app. It has a range of 15 minute long tutorials on how to tackle various parenting issues such as childhood development crisis, how to deal with sibling jealousy, bereavement, bullying, the ‘one year old’ tantrums – amongst others. This is available on iOS devices? and costs £42.99 a year.
This free app aims to give peace of mind by helping keep track of everything to do with your baby, from when he or she feeds to how much he or she grows week to week.The most handy feature, however, is the Diaper Challenge, which lets you time yourself when changing a diaper and Poo Management to log when the baby fills her or his diapers.
This lumberjack themed app is aimed at preparing soon-to-be dads for the big day by debunking parenting myths and helping them stay on track. This includes everything from how to pick a baby name to the amount of paternity leave they should take. It also includes a weekly pregnancy tracker, journal and preparation checklist. This app is free and available iOS and Android.
Having your little one making random calls on your phone can often lead to some very awkward conversations. Child lock stops this by creating a separate screen where they can enjoy colourful graphics and soothing sounds while preventing them from using other apps or making calls. This app is free and available on iOS and Android.
Coming back home from work and trying to create some innovative fairytales can be a challenge. However, this app solves that by providing a range of interactive audio stories to prepare the kids to fall asleep while teaching them morals such as friendship, kindness, etc. This is available on iOS, iPad and Android and costs £42.99 a year.