4 Dos and Don'ts of Sharing Other People's Babies on Social Media

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Don't: Gender Reveal
Apart from announcing their pregnancy, new moms relish in the attention that subsequent updates induce--but it's up to the parents to decide when and what is ... more 
Photo by: BabyZone
Don't: Gender Reveal
Apart from announcing their pregnancy, new moms relish in the attention that subsequent updates induce--but it's up to the parents to decide when and what is announced. Baby's gender is a big deal to families, and while the new mom might have told you personally, it doesn't mean she has told social media yet. Accidentally revealing the gender definitely happens all the time. Innocent comments like "I can't wait until he's here!" can steal the limelight of a new mom's social media gender reveal.
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Tue, Nov 19, 2013 11:58 AM EST
We all love social media, but we love our baby's privacy more. As new moms get ready to embark on one of life's most complicated journeys, take a moment to talk with your loved ones about what, when and how your new baby should be shared online. These 4 Dos and Don'ts of social media for pregnant and new moms will help save frustration and hurt feelings. So go ahead, share away! And start talking about what's OK--and not OK--to share.


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