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Prepare for birth with our free mobile app


Our Preparing for Birth App provides you with practical tools and advice just when you need them. Designed with the expert help of midwives and pregnancy advisors, it supports your health and wellbeing from the start of your pregnancy through to post-birth, leaving you feeling confident, prepared and ready for your baby's arrival.

Our free preparing for birth app includes:

  • A contraction timer – record the duration and time between contractions, so you have a detailed log for your midwife.

  • Ready-made checklists – easy-to-edit lists from packing your hospital bag and writing a birth plan, to shopping for baby essentials.

  • Timely tips – insightful, expert advice straight to your mobile, exactly when you need it most.

  • Expert articles – to help you make informed decisions on choosing a birth partner, pain relief and nutrition during labour.

  • Direct access to our experts – call us anytime, 24/7, for advice and support; or live chat, Monday to Friday, 8am–8pm.

Download our free Preparing for Birth mobile app for iPhone and Android

"I found the contraction timer really helpful and it gave me something to focus on while we drove to the hospital"

Helen, mum to Hamish