In this video mums talk about using our Baby Buddy app:

Baby Buddy, the free app for parents and parents-to-be

Baby Buddy is our free AXA PPP and RCM Midwifery award-winning mobile phone app for parents-to-be and new parents.

Baby Buddy is your personal baby expert who will guide you through your pregnancy and the first six months of your baby’s life. It has been designed to help you give your baby the best start in life and support your health and wellbeing.

Baby Buddy has been created with mums, midwives and doctors, so you can be sure that the information is reliable, accurate, and is available 24 hours a day.

How do I get Baby Buddy?

You can download Baby Buddy for FREE on Google Play and in the App Store, and there is also a web version of Baby Buddy

Download on the App StoreAndroid app on Google Play

About Baby Buddy

Getting involved with the Baby Buddy project

For professionals supporting families with Baby Buddy

Daily positive communication with our children supports their emotional, language and social development. The earlier we start the better, and we encourage you to download Baby Buddy to receive daily information to support you as parents and help you look after your baby. We also have videos on our website about talking, singing and playing with your baby.

If you are a healthcare professional or would like to know more about our Baby Buddy app:

Visit the Baby Buddy Evidence, Impact and Evaluation page.

Contact us

If you have any questions about Baby Buddy please do get in touch and email us on 

A dads' version of the app is also planned. If you are a young dad or dad-to-be, you can find out about the dads' app here. If you would like to help us develop the dads’ app, please email

Baby Buddy launched in November 2014 and to date has had nearly 70,000 downloads. We have had some amazing feedback from parents and healthcare professionals, including Dr Ranj and parenting expert Eilieen Hayes

AXA PPP award winner 2015 

Baby Buddy is endorsed by the Department of Health and:

Endorsed by the Department of Health, the Royal College of Midwives, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association, the Institute of Health Visiting, the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Faculty of Public Health