10 Instagram profiles to follow about fertility and parenthood
Deciding to use a sperm donor and having a donor child is a big decision. We know that reading stories from other mothers and mothers-to-be can be of great help and inspiration when you are about to start your journey towards parenthood. Therefore, we have gathered a list of 10 inspirational Instagram profiles about fertility, pregnancy and parenthood. Read along and get inspiration for profiles to follow.
@Ourjourneyto3: A lesbian couple from Ireland Instagramming about their journey to become mothers. Check out their Instagram profile for their personal story and experiences with IUI treatment.
@Makingourbabe: Two mothers who have been gifted with a beautiful baby girl having IUI treatment with donor sperm. See pictures from their life before pregnancy, during pregnancy and now as a family of two moms and their daughter.
@Twomomsandalittlebaby: A lesbian couple who post pictures and stories from their life with their beautiful toddler girl while expecting their second child in August. They encourage their followers to ask them questions about their experience with fertility treatment.
@The_lgbt_mummies_tribe: A social network connecting LGBT women and families all over the world. Here you can share stories and advice with other families that have gone through fertility treatment.
Single Mothers by Choice
@Solomomstyle: Follow a Danish woman, who is a Single Mother by Choice. She posts pictures of her gorgeous son and their life together.
@The_stork_and_i: A Single Mother by Choice who gives advice and guidance to other single moms through her Instagram profile. She posts pictures from her life with her beautiful daughter Daisy, and she writes about her thoughts about solo motherhood.
@Thischoicemomsjourney: A Canadian solo mom posting pictures from her life with her baby boy Max. She posts both cute pictures of her son but also opens up about some of the obstacles of single motherhood and parenting in general.
Tips, information and knowledge about fertility
@Fertilitypoddy: Natalie Silverman inspires, educates and supports people experiencing fertility issues. She became a mother herself after having treatment with ICSI. On her Instagram profile, she shares other women’s personal stories and interesting interviews with fertility experts. We can also recommend listening to her fertility podcast.
@Creatingafamily: Creating a Family is a nonprofit organisation educating and supporting parents from alternative families. Listen to podcasts and see informative posts on their Instagram profile.
@cryosinternational: On Cryos’ own Instagram profile, we share posts about fertility treatment, sperm donors and donor children. We also share some of the cute baby pictures we receive from the happy parents to children who came into the world with a helping hand.
Many families with donor children have experienced all the issues, thoughts and feelings of frustration and joy that follows on the journey towards parenthood. We would love people to share this with each other. Therefore, we hope that these Instagram profiles will help you on your journey.
If you like to read stories written by other mothers with donor children, you may like to read this blog post about solo mom Signe Fjord’s thoughts about motherhood.