What I’ve learned from moms groups

When I was expecting our first, I downloaded a popular pregnancy app to my phone. At first it was just a way to track the baby’s development and compare her to random foods.

But then I discovered the community section. And more specifically, my “birth month board”. Here was a group of moms or moms-to-be, all due with our little ones in the same month. Despite being from literally all over the world with varying backgrounds and parenting ideals, we had the same pregnancy aches and pains, the same fears and worries, the same questions for our care providers.  Continue reading