Instagram Use, InstaMums, and Anxiety in Mothers of Young Children

  title={Instagram Use, InstaMums, and Anxiety in Mothers of Young Children},
  author={Mara Moujaes and Diarmuid Verrier},
  journal={Journal of Media Psychology},
Abstract. The emergence of social media has revolutionized communication and has had a profound effect on many aspects of motherhood. Image-centric social media, despite its overwhelming popularity, has faced much criticism for over-idealistic portrayals and the pressures it may place on women throughout pregnancy and the early years of their child’s life. This research aimed to determine whether a significant relationship exists between postnatal anxiety and Instagram usage in mothers with… 

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