If you’ve just found out that you’re expecting, you may also discover that you have a lot to do and plan for before your little one is born. The key to planning is not to freak out and feel overwhelmed, but sometimes those moments of panic creep up on you anyway. Instead of stressing out over all the things you have to do, take a moment to check out these four gadgets for pregnant women that can help make the planning process easier and help you organize your thoughts and simply relax.

The BabyDaze is basically a planner, but it has some unique qualities that make it extra handy for pregnant women. It was designed specifically for pregnant women who are experiencing difficulty sleeping. If you suddenly find yourself unable to sleep because of back pain or general anxiety about pregnancy, check out this planner that includes a light-up pen for late night thoughts and notes. The planner includes a variety of checklists and charts for organizing things like getting you baby’s room ready, planning doctor’s appointments, and whatever else comes into your mind.

If you’re the type of person who likes to listen to music in order to calm down and relieve stress, then these Bellybuds will be right up your alley. If you’re overwhelmed by everything you need to do to get ready for your baby, then de-stress by listening to some of your favorite tunes, and sharing them with your little one. Bellybuds are headphones that attach to your stomach so that you can share music and voice recordings with your unborn child. They’re designed to play music at a volume that won’t hurt your child, and they’re perfect for bonding with your baby and taking a few minutes to relax and unwind.

There are a ton of gadgets out there that help you keep track of your baby as she grows without going to a doctor, and one popular device is the KickTrak. This device allows you to record the times when your baby moves or kicks so you can see the patterns of development. The device can also be used to time contractions as well. The KickTrak records information up to 99 days, so you can get a big picture look at your baby’s movements.

Elle Tens Machines

Are you worried about the pain involved in labor? Well, you aren’t the only one. A new device called the Elle Tens Machine was designed to help women cope with the pain of childbirth by using small electrical pulses. Pads attached to the machine go on your back and you control the pulses through the attached remote. Use the device ahead of time to find out the perfect setting. The device has been mainly used in the UK and has become quite popular.

Garcia, C. (n.d.). 9 pregnancy gadgets.Parents Magazine.