On this page you will apps and resources suitable for parents and carers with children aged between 0 and 5 years old. 

The Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an app by Best Beginnings for new parents and parents-to-be. It’s fun with useful features to help support and guide you through your pregnancy and the first six months of your baby’s life. 

It will support you on your emotional, physical and social journey to becoming a new parent. Baby Buddy can be downloaded for iPhone, iPad and Android. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can visit Best Beginnings - Let's Get Started.

Catch app

The award-winning CATCH app offers top tips on treating minor ailments in 0 to 5 year olds, and helps users prevent accidents and illness. It offers advice on when to seek medical advice and has lots of information for expectant mums and dads too.

The app offers:

  • NHS-approved health advice
  • highly localised information about healthcare services and support groups
  • timely notifications about key health dates such as childhood immunisations
  • an interactive map of healthcare services such as GP surgeries, dentists and pharmacies

CATCH is highly personalised as parents can input their child’s date of birth and it will only present health information and reminders that are relevant to their child’s age.

The app can be downloaded on Google Play or the App Store.