This is what the main screen looks like above. You can click when you are feeding the baby either a bottle or breastfeeding while timing how long it takes them to finish a bottle (you can specify the amount of ounces) or the breast (you can time each side). You can log in every time they have a wet or dirty diaper (as well as put in specifics here if you are watching for coloring - like in the beginning when you are watching the color of their stools as they finish passing meconium). You can long in from when they start to sleep until they finish sleeping with just a quick press of a button, as well as many other factors. My favorite part about this application is that the little panel on the bottom of the screen tells you when they last nursed, how many times they'd nursed that day, how many diapers they'd had that day, how long they'd been sleeping/how long they'd been awake, etc. It was such a quick and easy reference to what your child has been doing, and immensely helped me clarify questions/concerns at some of our pediatrician appointments.
The above picture is just another view of how you can visualize their activities.
This picture is an Android screen-shot of how the timing page for nursing looks.
One of my most favorite things about this application is, that if you log in on the same account, multiple people/devices can input data. When I went back to work the first few times, DH would be with little man on the weekends while I picked up extra shifts. He was able to pop things into this app that little man was doing, and it would immediately show up as a notification (that I'd allowed) on my phone. It was so reassuring to see that, yes, while I was away, little man did eat, sleep, and interact like he did while I was at home. We also were lucky enough to have a friend nanny our son for the first few months of my returning to work during the week, and she was able to make a few quick clicks and I would immediately know what they were doing. She really liked the application as well, because (in her words) it allowed her to spend less time writing about what they were doing and actually just be more present with him. Our nanny even used the application after she had her son as well! :)
As I mentioned, Baby Connect is available through the web (for free), through your iPhone (for $4.99), through your iPad (for $4.99) and through Android (for $4.99). This includes unlimited number of caregivers logging information, unlimited number of events per day, and unlimited number of children allowed on the app. We will definitely be using this for baby #2 in December! We found it to be so useful, we did purchase apps for both DH's phone, my phone, and the iPad (for our nanny to use while we were gone).
Definitely go ahead and try it out at the Baby Connect website for free and see if you like it, but as a perk to my readers, Baby Connect is giving away two iPhone apps and two iPad apps for free to you! That is a total of FOUR winners for this awesome product giveaway! Enter below to win!