Study helps explain why some new moms post nonstop on Facebook

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Several years ago, Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan noticed something curious as she scrolled through Facebook: Many of her female friends used an image of their child as a personal profile photo. Even Schoppe-Sullivan made the switch without fully realizing the implications.  

 

“It just kind of dawned on me at one point, ‘Hey that’s your identity, that’s a really profound statement,'” she told Mashable. “It’s saying, ‘This is who I am right now.'” 

 
 

Of course, plenty of new moms see Facebook as simply a way of sharing joyous baby-related updates with family and friends.  Read more…

 

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