Contraction Timer - Time labor 4+

Pediatrician Approved Timer


Designed for iPad

    • Free


Easily time Labor Contractions with this elegant and extremely user friendly app. A simple one-button interface to start and stop your Contraction timer.

Easily time Labor Contractions with this elegant and extremely user friendly app.

A simple one-button interface to start and stop your Contraction timer. It clearly lists the duration of each of your contractions, as well as the interval between each contraction.

Also extremely useful for any Doula in assisting expecting mothers at full term during labor and childbirth. The delivery of a newborn baby is extremely intense, and Contraction Timer will help any Doula to time a pregnant womans contractions and deliver their baby.

You just have to tap a single button to start the timer, then tap any part of the screen to stop the timer. Contraction Timer app will take care of the rest! The app is designed to keep track of the times, durations and frequency of the entire labor period.

Easily record the intensity of a contraction with our simple slider during the contraction or when adding/editing a contraction. Great visual cues for the intensity of each contraction that allows you to easily see the intensity of your contractions over time.

Notes can also be added to each contraction and are displayed alongside your contraction timings for quick recollection of the important aspects of each contraction.

Reports and graphs for displaying averages and trends over time will be coming soon. These graphs will show if your contractions are increasing or decreasing over time, as well as allows you to decide when you should go to the hospital or birthing center.

Contraction Timer remembers all data and whether you were in the middle of a contraction or not between launches, so you can jump back and forth between this and any another app to distract you during and between contractions.

- Large or full screen buttons to make it super easy for you to start or stop contractions at any time
- Extremely Simple interface to track each contraction.
- View your complete contraction history on a single screen. Intervals are clearly displayed between contractions
- Update contractions
- Remove contractions
- Define the intensity of each contraction
- Add a note to any contraction
- Graphs and Averages calculations for your Contraction Duration, Intervals and Intensity

What’s New

Version 2.3.3

Some nice tweaks to the colour scheme so it is a bit easier on the eye.

Also various bug fixes and performance improvements to bring our app up to date with the latest iOS version.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
43.4K Ratings

43.4K Ratings

Moriel19 ,

Just what A Mama needs when she’s in Labor!

I had previously downloaded a similar app but quickly realized that it wasn’t as efficient and convenient as I would have liked it to have been. This one though!!!! With the contraction timer app I was able to start and stop my contractions with one push of a button, the chart/log between contractions and how long the contractions lasted was very easy to read and comprehend. Needless to say, I started consistently tracking my contractions around 8pm on Feb6, and by 6 am Feb7, I headed to the hospital because they were about 5-7 mins apart. When I arrived at the hospital (& approx 30 mins later when they performed their cervical exam to see how far I had dilated , I was already 6cm) I share that to say that the app helped me decide when it was “really” time to head to the hospital as opposed to having false alarm of labor and being sent home!
Download the app!!!! Thank me later!

Amyas Mommy ,

I don’t want to delete the app

I had a sweep done the day before my due date because I was still 1cm dilated. My contractions started the day of my due date but very inconsistent and hard to keep track of while I am writing it down in my notepad or my husband is texting it to me. I downloaded this app and my husband ended up downloading it as well because it is super easy to use. No guess work. Very straightforward app! I used it while having contractions on the way to the hospital (they were painful) because that is how easy it is. You just push a “start” button and then “stop” and do your part in breathing through the contractions lol.
I do not want to delete the app because I have an attachment to it due it is being memories tied to my first child. Maybe I’ll take screenshots and put them in her baby book.... but till now I’ll just open it randomly and reminisce 😂 ,

Works with my Apple Watch

When I started having regular contractions with my first I tried to just use the timer on my phone… that only worked so well for so long and eventually I just stopped tracking them.
Fast forward to baby number 3 and I knew I needed an app of some kind. So I downloaded this ahead of time and it worked so well! I started out using it on my phone but I kept missing contractions because I’d be walking around without my phone. So I checked if it was compatible with my watch and surprisingly it was! I was so happy and it was so easy to use!
I didn’t really use the intensity option for each contraction as my labors are fast and I knew it was getting more intense without tracking it.

App Privacy

The developer, PENGUIN APPS PTY LTD, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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