4 Must-Read Hospital Mommy Blogs
Unfortunately, sometimes, the word “mommy” in front of a blog gets a bad rap. Like “chic” lit. People don’t take it seriously. They think the topics are silly. Or the writing is fluffy.
Well, let's dispel these myths right now. A well-written and user-friendly mommy blog not only connects patients to your hospital, but helps moms in your community come together and make informed decisions on their kids' health.
Here are a few that do just that:
You can tell the editor of this site discovered the magic of putting a number in the headline. Check out these click-worthy heds:
- 8 Ways to Grow Your Child’s Love of Reading
- 6 Tips to Help Children Handle Failure
- 4 Tech Toys for Moms
Posts are written by the team of five “mom docs.” Topics range from: nutrition, chronic illness and safety. “These are more than professional opinions,” the blog says. “For the Children’s MomDocs, this is personal.”
Even though it’s run by UnityPoint Health, the blog calls itself, “The Real Moms of Eastern Iowa.” There are a few medical posts written doctors, but the tone of this blog is supposed to be personal and friendly. Almost like your PTA buddy wrote it (see: Kids Say The Funniest Things, Dating Your Spouse and The Not-So-Amazing Christmas Vacation).
You can’t have an authoritative list of mommy blogs without including @SeattleMamaDoc. She was inspired to start blogging to dispel anti-vaccinators and now she’s covered topics from gun control to smartphone safety with gusto. Looking to convince one of your doctors to start a blog? Send them her way.
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