Mumsnet Pregnancy Advice with Alexa

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“Alexa, Open Mumsnet Pregnancy Advice”

Pregnancy Advice is here to give you daily tips and advice throughout your pregnancy, based on the experiences of parents who visit Mumsnet every day.

Get started

There are two ways you can get started with Mumsnet Pregnancy Advice:

Just say “Alexa, Open Mumsnet Pregnancy advice”

Or

You can find us on the Amazon Alexa skill store

Once you have enabled the skill…

Alexa will ask you

“What's your due date?”

Tell Alexa your due date, for example: “10th May 2020”.

You’re all set!

After giving your due date, Alexa will play your tip for the day. After Alexa has played the tip you will be asked to either play yesterday's tip or play tomorrow's tip.

To close the skill just say “Alexa, stop”.
Make sure you come back every day for new advice and tips.

About Mumsnet Pregnancy Advice skill

Our daily pregnancy tips will tell you fascinating (we hope!) facts about what's happening to you and your growing baby from the moment you get your BFP (big fat positive) until the day you give birth. You'll also get some essential words of wisdom on everything from weird pregnancy cravings to preparing for life with a newborn.

To get started, just enable Pregnancy Advice and tell it your due date. If you don't know your due date, you can find out using our due date calculator.

This tool does not provide medical advice, and is for informational and educational purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. Call your doctor to receive such advice. If you think you may have a medical emergency, please dial your local emergency response phone number.

FAQs

Which devices can I use the Pregnancy Advice skill on?

You can enable the skill on any advice that supports Amazon Alexa. Including Amazon Echo, Amazon Tap, Echo Dot, Echo Show and Amazon Fire TV.

I don’t have an Amazon Alexa, can I still enable the skill?

You can also enable Mumsnet Pregnancy advice skill via the Alexa app available on the Apple store or Google Play. Download the app and go to the skills store to enable Mumsnet Pregnancy Advice on the skill store in the app.

How do I change my due date?

When you open the Alexa skill just say “Alexa, Change my due date”. Alexa will ask for your new due date. Tell Alexa your new due date and it will change it.

I missed yesterday's tip, how do I listen to it?

Open the Alexa skill and say “Alexa, play yesterday's tip”. Alexa will play yesterday's tip.

Can I interrupt or stop Alexa?

You can interrupt or stop Alexa by saying “Alexa, stop”. This will close the app.

How do I rate and leave a review?

Go to the skill page and you can rate us and leave a review by clicking “Write a review”.

Have any other questions? Need tech support? Or want to give us some feedback?

We'd love to hear from you – email us at: contactus@mumsnet.com.

Read more about the privacy policy for our Alexa skill here.

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