I love social media, it’s a great tool for communication, I can definitely admit that. I love being able to stay in touch with friends and family and I also like when people “like” and comment on my posts.
That being said, I didn’t post a lot about being pregnant on Instagram or anywhere else. In fact, I only posted 4 photos of my pregnancy and that was when I was already in my third trimester.
My husband is also in the same mindset. So if we didn’t mention it to you, chances are you didn’t know anything about our pregnancy beforehand and were probably shocked when we announced the birth of our son.
This has been and will continue to be a very purposeful decision on both our parts. We simply don’t believe that, beyond perhaps a sly photo of our son, that his picture should end up on social media, especially when we are not the originators.
For my part, I just don’t want my child on social media until he is old enough to put himself on there. We do, however, share pictures of him, but again, his face is not fully visible.
You may be asking yourself, well why? Simply put, this is a personal preference that my husband and I have made for our family. The end.
Here’s a great article of another moms story about not posting pictures of her kid on social media: https://www.today.com/parents/dont-post-my-kids-photo-facebook-parents-plead-2D12092742