You’ve waited nine long months to announce someone very special, a baby you love dearly. You’ve put a lot of work into this moment, poured in blood, sweat and cocoa butter.
Then someone in your family steals your thunder. They post on Facebook that you’ve gone into labor.
Besides scooping your news, some new parents have additional reasons for keeping births private — at least in the beginning.
“What if, god forbid, something goes wrong or something? I would want to be the one letting the world know,” mother of two Colleen B. told Mashable. ”And it’s also really nice right after the baby is born to know that it’s just you and your baby. No one in the world even knows he exists yet.” Read more…