Keep Baby Safe
Quit Smoking. If you need help quitting smoking while you are pregnant or once baby arrives, check out the resources available through the Metro Public Health Department’s Tobacco Control Initiative page, including a special program called BABY & ME Tobacco Free that offers moms-to-be and moms unique help to experience the health benefits from quitting smoking.
Medications. “Should I take this?” is a question that can paralyze expectant or new mothers even through common illness like a cold or allergies. MommyMeds taps into research to let mom know what medication is safe both during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.
Monitor Sleep. Since sleep is so critical to safety, there are a number of apps that take the simple monitor concept to the next level, providing audio and in some cases video feeds. Others will send alerts or even place calls in response to pre-programmed cues. If you don’t want the simple audio feed on your nightstand, check out these options for your smartphone.
In the Know. The WebMD Baby app is another good all-purpose app for tracking all sorts of baby milestones, with the added access to WebMD’s extensive library of videos, news, articles, and tips.