17 Facebook Support Groups you need on Your Mum Radar
Around 2 billion people worldwide login into Facebook every month, making it the largest forum after Google and YouTube to host online communities. Facebook usability in terms of engaging and sharing is also more suited to building communities in comparison to YouTube, Google, WhatsApp and Instagram which are fourth and fifth respectively.
This has made many people take advantage of the platform and build online spaces suited for various needs from personal interests to Business Interests. Among these forums and groups are those created specifically for women, mums and mums-to-be to provide guidance on how to navigate parenting, relationship and careers.
This Facebook group founded by Asha Mweru and Isis Nyong’o, seeks to provide a space for women to work from, find opportunities and mentors while further enhancing their education, career objectives and businesses. It also host a Market Place on Tuesday pegged #BiasharaTuesday among other interesting theme days. Looking for a group with like-minded fempreneurs this group is it!
MumsVillage Community is a group by MumsVillage. It seeks to provide resources, expert advice for pregnant women as well as building a community for mothers. It also creates resources on pregnancy, parenting and juggling motherhood and careers.
This is a group was formed by Thitu Kariba of FitnessforTwo to support for pregnant mums, new mums or anyone in between. Mothers in this group are interactive and ready to answer common questions.
“There is no footprint too small that it can’t leave an imprint too small on this world.” Handling the death of a child is not easy on the parents. It is especially difficult when the rainbow baby comes and loving it feels like an injustice to the departed child. Still A Mum helps mums navigate all these stages and more.
Women raising children need support and more so if it they’re doing it alone. This group offers advice and comfort in the community of other single mums.
This Facebook group was created in Egypt for the Egyptian woman and aims to support women going into content and through advice from mothers going through the same or have gone through the same marriage provide advice and support on therapy and domestic violence. The group may be Egyptian but the problems women face are universal.
It’s pretty hard to get a trustworthy nanny nowadays or one who will come back after Christmas. Moreover, there are a lot of issues going on between mums and nannies that should be resolved for a great relationship. Boundaries and expectations also need to be communicated for a better working relationship. Mums and Nannies seek to define all these, connect nannies to jobs and help forge better relationships.
Females in Nigeria is a group that leads conversations and discussions on the various challenges women and girls face in their different communities.