I joined Instagram when I started this website in
This post is about my favorites who I follow. I’m sure there are many more out there posting great things. But if you don’t follow anyone yet,
- 1 Hashtags
- 2 People
- 2.1 Breastfeeding Support
- 2.2 Pregnancy
- 2.3 Labor
- 2.4 General Mom Life
- 3 Honorable Mentions
- 4 Check Them Out
Before we get into people, let’s talk about hashtags. You can follow certain hashtags to receive the updates of whenever anyone uses them. A few really good ones are:
All four of those hashtags will bring up funny and encouraging photos on your feed.
There are a lot of people you can follow. Here are some of my favorites put into categories. Keep in mind that while I am categorizing them, many create posts in the other categories. I’m placing where they post the most.
The titles for each are a link to their profile in a new tab.
Most of her photos are breastfeeding photos. They are anyplace, anywhere. Great encouragement for anyone who believes in normalizing breastfeeding and wants to breastfeed anywhere without covering.
She has her own podcast, and from what I can tell, is a lactation consultant.
Also shares mostly breastfeeding photos but some memes as well. And I just love the name. The bad ass breastfeeder.
She’s a blogger, social worker, and has a podcast.
More breastfeeding photos with memes. Some of her posts give some tips on breastfeeding
Seems to be just an instagram group. The profile doesn’t have a link to any websites.
A hard one to place. Most of the photos are about breastfeeding but there are some for pregnancy and labor as well.
I can’t find who’s behind this profile, but they do have a youtube channel talking about breast health and other female health items.
Mostly focuses on pregnancy but shares from other categories as well, especially labor. There are a lot of exercise during pregnancy posts and fun memes.
The link on their profile brings you to their site where you can buy pregnancy exercise programs.
These guys are one of my favorites on
I visited their website to find out more about who’s behind the profile. The website doesn’t have an intuitive layout. I couldn’t find out much. Which is too bad, because I really love their Instagram feed.
Another one of my favorites. The posts are all about labor. There are many videos you can watch
The lady behind the profile has a book coming out this year, is a blogger, and has her own podcast.
This one was a hard one to place. They share photos from pregnancy, labor, and breastfeeding. They’re really trying hard to unstigmatize and show the beauty of motherhood.
They have a website you can visit with different stories, a blog, podcasts, and their book. They are also apparently touring this year.
General Mom Life
These photos are of Nat and her family. A lot of breastfeeding but also a lot of family time. I like how the photos are intimate and real. Sometimes Nat shares her raw moments with them which are really encouraging.
The link on her profile is to her blog.
The memes! All kinds of parenting memes to make you smile.
Another Instagram only profile.
This one is moderated by a few different people. They mostly share photos that people have you used their hashtag in (#motherhoodthroughletterboards). So the photos are of quirky and fun things moms for all around have come up with.
Another profile all about the memes. These ones are unique in that they are sassy.
They have a clothing line with sassy comments on them for moms and babies.
Kristina may be the last on the list, but she is by far the least. I knew about her long before I ever even got pregnant. She shares a lot of inspirational videos she makes herself. They are all about encouraging moms in being the best they can be and accepting life when it’s not easy.
She does tours and her videos are all over facebook. You’ve probably seen them before.
There are plenty of others who share and interact on facebook but don’t fit my interests. They still post great stuff.
For Fitness (especially for the new moms): Mrsjackieebert, mommaof4_on_amissionofhealth,
Check Them Out
These are the people I follow on Instagram and wish I had known about during pregnancy. They post wonderful and encouraging stuff.
And of course, don’t forget to follow me as well!
Do you follow any of these groups? Are there some who give great encouragement to knew parents that you follow?
*Note: I don’t know much about what’s on each’s websites off of Instagram. I only looked briefly to tell a little about them. I only know them on Instagram. And I’m working on getting permissions from everyone to share their profile photo. The ones who have already granted permission have their photos up.