The recent successes of sportswomen like Serena Williams and Jasmin Paris – who also happen to be mothers – may be eroding the stigma around motherhood and fitness. But which challenges prevail for pregnant women who want to exercise? And how can brands help them fight isolation and get active?
Jennifer Barton is a native New Yorker-turned-Londoner who studied French and Russian literature. She’s written on fashion, parenting, lifestyle, tech and more for The Sun, HuffPost, Marie Claire, The Sunday Telegraph’s Stella mag and more. When she’s not writing, she’s running after her four children and pet bulldog.
As society’s definition of woman- and motherhood evolves in Germany, it’s having a marked impact on the world of fashion. How are brands adapting to the demand for clothing that’s as suitable for soon-to-be mothers as it is for those without kids – both men and women alike?
With more than 90% of US mums using Instagram at least once a week, parents are certainly active on Insta. But what emotional impact is it having? We reached out to four experts to understand how scrolling through squares and Stories can be a positive (and negative) experience for new mums.
Despite growing evidence that Aussies are moderating their drinking behaviour in a positive manner, mainstream media regularly raises the red flag regarding the drinking habits of middle-aged mums. The consequence is a perpetuating cycle of stress-drinking about factors that contribute to stress-drinking.
With modern parenting more pressured than ever, it’s important for parents to have communities they can lean on for support. Online forums like Mumsnet form a precious safe space for mothers, allowing them a private space where they can express themselves and connect with others.