S1E2: Part 2: The Glamorization of Motherhood on Social Media with Dr. Kirkpatrick

Nebraska Extension Early Childhood Program Area- Emily Manning, Dr. Holly Hatton, Erin Kampbell, Ingrid Lindal, Linda Reddish, Katie Krause, and LaDonna Werth Author
08/28/2023 Added
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We continue our interview with Dr. Kirkpatrick about her research on how the portrayal of motherhood on social media can impact new mothers' mental health and well-being. Dr. Kirkpatrick shares her experiences as a first-time mother and tips for using navigate social media in a healthy way. Notes: https://www.babycenter.com/mobile-apps The Mommy Myth: The Idealization of Motherhood and How It Has Undermined All Women by Susan J. Douglas & Meredith W. Michaels (2005) Free Press. References: Kirkpatrick, C. & Lee, S. (2022). Comparisons to picture-picture motherhood: How Instagram’s idealized portrayals of motherhood affect new mothers’ well-being. Computers in Human Behavior,137, 107417. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2022.107417 https://journalism.unl.edu/kirkpatrick-ciera The following music was used for this media project: Music: Afterparty Review by Sascha Ende Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/2962-afterparty-review License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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