Here are our top picks: Babycenter: Babycenter offers thousands of groups on the topics of pregnancy, babies, and raising children.Their forum features are also available on their mobile apps.Babywearing 102: An extremely popular group with over 65,000 members, the focus is on “filtered conversations about all forms of baby-wearing with newbies and experts alike.” Twitter is a great resource for connecting with other moms who are sharing their experiences.
A variety of options exist to connect with other parents, including community forums, Facebook groups, and Twitter parties.
The Bump: The Bump allows you to connect with other women to discuss pregnancy, babies, and toddlers up to 24 months old.
The site also offer groups based on location — so you may be able to turn a virtual conversation into an in-person meetup!
Fussy Baby Site Support Group: This group has 8,500 members, and is a great resource for discussing all things related to fussy babies.
Make it Tips for Special Needs: With 6,000 members, this group is a terrific place to connect with other parents who have special needs children.
Facebook has become a major platform for group discussions, and the topic of parenting is no exception.
Groups can be either “Open,” allowing anyone to join, or “Closed,” which requires a moderator to approve a membership.
Cafe Mom: Cafe Mom offers a unique selection of forums to connect with other moms.
“Moms with Teens,” “Stepmom Central,” and “Elementary School Kids,” are just some of the groups that are offered.