Meeting other Mums

Antenatal Classes

When pregnant, having friends who are going through the same things as you can be a tremendous support. This article describes how you can meet other mums-to-be to learn about their experiences.


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Having friends who are going through the same things as you can be a tremendous support.

How to meet other mums and mums-to-be

Having friends who are going through the same things as you can be a tremendous support, particularly if your partner and other friends are at work in the day.

Antenatal classes

  • These are a great way to meet other mums-to-be in your area, as well as learning about birth and looking after your baby
  • Some are for women only; others are also open to partners/friends
  • You can find out about parentcraft and antenatal classes in your area from your midwife, health visitor, local children's centre and local hospital

Disclaimer: This content is shared for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional/medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. We recommended that you always seek the advice of your healthcare professional for any questions you may have regarding a medical condition/specific situation.




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  1. Community Connection:

    • Support Network: Meeting other moms is essential during pregnancy. It allows you to connect with like-minded individuals who share similar experiences, concerns, and joys.
    • Online Forums: The website likely hosts online forums or discussion boards where moms can interact, ask questions, and share insights.
    • Virtual Gatherings: Look out for virtual meet-ups or webinars where you can engage with other moms from the comfort of your home.
  2. Benefits of Connecting with Other Moms:

    • Emotional Support: Pregnancy can be overwhelming. Connecting with other moms provides emotional support, reassurance, and a sense of community.
    • Exchange of Tips and Advice: Moms often exchange practical tips, parenting hacks, and advice on various topics—from morning sickness remedies to nursery setup.
    • Celebrating Milestones: Sharing pregnancy milestones, ultrasound photos, and baby bump updates with fellow moms creates a sense of camaraderie.
  3. Navigating Challenges Together:

    • Common Concerns: Whether it’s sleepless nights, breastfeeding challenges, or postpartum emotions, other moms have likely been through similar situations.
    • Learning from Each Other: Moms learn from each other’s experiences. You might discover new strategies for soothing a fussy baby or managing pregnancy discomforts.
  4. How to Connect:

    • Online Platforms: Explore the website’s resources—join online groups, participate in live chats, and follow social media pages.
    • Local Events: Keep an eye out for local events (virtual or in-person) where you can meet moms in your area.
    • Be Open: Initiate conversations, ask questions, and be open to forming connections.

Remember, every mom’s journey is unique, but connecting with others can make the path smoother and more enjoyable. Visit the ParenTeam Malaysia page to explore further and join a supportive community of moms-to-be! 🌟🤰👩‍👩‍👧‍👦