If your time on the ‘gram is limited thanks to all that momming, these are the accounts you’ll want to follow. So many smart mamas (medical experts and mom influencers) share advice on baby sleep, feeding kids, body positivity, fitness, fashion and kid-friendly fun during pregnancy and into new motherhood. In our humble opinion, these are the best new mom Instagram accounts offering a healthy dose of humor, relatability and new-mom support, which is exactly what we’re craving right now.
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Taking Cara Babies
Cara is a neonatal nurse and certified pediatric sleep consultant who's married to a pediatrician and a mom to four kids. She offers amazing advice on baby sleep with "the science of a nurse and the heart of a mama." Follow for genius advice and lots of laughs from a mom who truly gets it.
The Birds Papaya
Mom of four, writer and speaker Sarah Nicole Landry is the body-confidence advocate and positive, powerful voice we all need in our lives and our social media. She shares it all on her Insta, from disordered eating and divorce to blended families and how to love your body.
Mommy Labor Nurse
The labor and delivery nurse (and mom of two) behind the Mommy Labor Nurse podcast wants to help people have a better birth experience. She shares important info on pregnancy, childbirth and babies along with a healthy dose of hilarious and all-too-relatable memes and quotes. So much good info saved in the highlights too, so don't miss those stories.
Kids Eat in Color
For great tips on how to encourage kids to eat healthy foods, and how to stop stressing over what they eat, you need to follow Kids Eat in Color. Jennifer Anderson is a registered dietician nutritionist with a Master of Science in Public Health, and she's also a mom of young kids, so she both gets it and knows how to make it better!
From the best postpartum underwear to foods for teething toddlers, Rookie Moms is the mom Instagram account to follow for the practical advice we all need. This feed is filled with #momhacks for the rookies in all of us.
Foster the Family
If you've adopted or fostered a child, or are thinking about it, finding support and encouragement online is a must. Foster the Family's Instagram account offers its audience a constant flow of information and resources on foster care, gospel-centered parenting and mission-focused family. For some children, foster care is a life-saving experience and this 'gram account helps you share in that experience.
You may recognize Tiffany Davidson from her popular beauty videos on YouTube, where she also goes by the name Tiffany Darlyn. But on Instagram, she showcases her beautiful family and wise words about mom life, kids, home improvement, travel and much more.
Instagram sensation Shalice Noel has five (yes, five!) kids. But her feed isn't just about managing a family of seven, it includes tips on fashion, home decor, travel and more. She offers how-to videos on how to style everything from your living room to your travel outfit. Shalice has a knack for seeing and sharing all the positives life has to offer.
The Mother.ly community was born to send expert ideas and mom-to-mom inspiration to women exactly when we need it. This uplifting, online community full of expert tricks of the trade and inspiring stories are exactly what first-time moms should be scrolling through.
Style Fit Fatty
On her Instagram account, Fatima Dedrickson focuses on relationships, fitness, lifestyle, self-care and family. She's also the queen of couples challenges and of getting followers to share hilarious, juicy, relatable stories about their own lives. Trust us, you don't want to miss those.
Arielle Charnas, the New York City-based founder of style blog Something Navy, has been entertaining her followers with fashion advice and editorial content for more than a decade. Now mom to two toddlers, Ruby and Esme, she dedicates space on her Insta to topics like kid-friendly meals and mom life. Follow for a laugh and a behind-the-scenes look at a style icon who feels more like a bestie than an insta-star.
Pregnant Chicken is the OG mom Instagram account of laugh-out-loud funny spaces for moms-to-be. Amy Morrison, who refers to herself as "the broad behind the burd," built her community on bringing humor to the world of parenting. She keeps it honest and recognizes that it really does take a village and we can all appreciate that.
Boy mom of three, self-proclaimed hat addict and inspiration to moms everywhere, Ginger Parrish prides herself on making lemonade out of lemons. Her bright Instagram account is a breath of fresh air.
Yummy Toddler Food
Amy Palanjian is a recipe developer dedicated to helping kids (and families) eat well without spending all their time in the kitchen. Her easy recipes and realistic cooking advice make this an account that makes you feel good while helping you eat better. And what's more yummy than that?
Happy Toddler Playtime
If you're trying to entertain toddlers and need endless inspiration, check out mom of three Mandisa's Instagram feed. She offers tips for sensory bins, crafts and early learning, along with tons of daily ideas on how to keep little ones engaged and happy.
Started by a mom in search of tools she needed while navigating two back-to-back pregnancies of her own, Juna Moms is a multi-faceted community. You can find work-out, nutrition and self-care solutions for every stage of your pregnancy and postpartum on their Instagram page, as well as prenatal and postpartum workouts on the Juna - Pregnancy Exercise app, sage advice from interviews with experts on their podcast and an online space dedicated to women supporting each other on their blog.