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Pregnancy app on Iphone

If you are pregnant or just thinking about it, there are iPhone apps that can help you get through the process. It’s true that these apps don’t make the pain ago away, but they do let you keep track of things and become more knowledgeable.With that in mind, here are 10 cool iPhone applications for pregnant women:

Woman Calendar: it may be more complicated than any calendar I have seen, but I have been told it’s a very useful tool for women who want to get pregnant or avoid it.
Pregnancy Calendar: a comprehensive tracking application for pregnancy period. It lets you keep track of what you eat, your weight, doctor visit, baby kicks, and more.

iPregnancy: one of the most popular pregnancy applications for iPhone. Helps you find out when your baby is due and even create a name list with it. Many of my friends have recommended this app so it had to be here.

Pregnancy Alarm: it’s essentially an ovulation calendar. It’s very colorful and from the feedback I have got, it does what it’s supposed to do (I have got to say testing some of these apps is not that easy if you are a guy).

Pregnancy Pregnant: similar to iPregnancy. I have to give the nod to that app, but some prefer this one. Great gift for the mommy in your life.
Foods to Avoid When Pregnant: another very useful app for moms to be. If you are going to be a mom soon, you know your kid’s going to need the proper nutrition. Make sure you eat the right thing with this app.

Contraction Master: it’s a cool contraction timer that makes it easy to send your information to your doctor and keep track of your progress.

Pregnancy Tracker: tells you everything you need to know about your baby. Estimated size, progress, …. You just name it.

NineMonths: keeps track of your fetal movements and contractions. It keeps track of time, intensity, count, and so on.

Life Help: a simple little app that tells you how you can deal with all kinds of issues including motherhood.
There you have it. If you are a mom to be and want to use your phone to manage your situation better, the above pregnancy apps come in handy.

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About My Smart Hands
Laura Berg, Founder of MSH:
When I was pregnant with my first child I wanted to find a way to stay at home with her but still have an income. Necessity being the mother of invention, I used the skills I had as a teacher and my knowledge of ASL and began teaching sign language to parents of hearing babies.  My classes became so successful that I founded My Smart Hands, which has now grown into an international company  
It started when I was working as an eighth grade teacher, running the literacy program at my school. The old program we were using wasn’t working so my principal asked me to try to find different ways to help our students improve their literacy skills. While doing research I came across a study that used the American Sign Language (ASL) alphabet to help students develop their spelling skills. I was fascinated with this concept, it made complete sense. ASL encompasses a number of learning styles but specifically kinesthetic and visual. I took this theory to my school, designed a great curriculum and began to have success with it. This led to me lecturing for teacher education programs at universities on the concept of using sign language to help promote literacy in our schools. These lectures,  I’m please to say, were very well received.   
Further into my research I came across several articles and research studies on using sign language with babies.  This concept fascinated me and it made me want to sign with my baby when I had one.  The benefits of signing with children are far greater than simple communication (read more about this in our FAQ page).   
This all lead me to the creation of My Smart Hands. With my background, teaching baby signing classes seemed to be the perfect fit! In 2005, while pregnant with my daughter, I began designing the My Smart Hands curriculum .  After signing with my new daughter and seeing her learn ASL, I was even more confident that this was the right career path for me. I fine tuned my program, designed a manual with a CD to accompany it and opened up my company to other instructors.  I wanted to give as many families as possible the opportunity to sign with their babies with help from a qualified My Smart Hands presenter. 
Here we are now, several years later and My Smart Hands is an international company with nearly 100 instructors and growing every day!  All of my instructors have unique backgrounds but we all have one thing in common, a love for signing!  All of My Smart Hands instructors are required to have formal ASL training. We pride ourselves in being an educationally based company that will deliver fulfilling and exciting classes to the parents that take them! 
I am so honored to have such a well respected company and to have such amazing people represent my vision of My Smart Hands!