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Five Things a Mom Should Never Post Online

Five Things a Mom Should Never Post Online

As the pregnancy editor for Parents, sister magazine to American Baby, I spend my days reviewing new medical studies with top obstetricians, getting women to open up about some of the less glamorous parts of becoming a mom (hello, heartburn!), and sending gazillions of happy congratulatory emails to the new parents I meet along the way. My work life spills over into my personal life to such a degree that I should probably call my Facebook page “Babybook.” On any given day, about a third of all the posts in my newsfeed are baby- or pregnancy- related. And you know what? I love it! I love the cute baby toes and sweet bedtime rituals. I love watching as strong women evolve into superhero mothers. Except for sometimes. Read more