One of our Contributing Editors, Carrie, has just had a baby! So, the Pocketcultures team have been thinking about baby things around the world and thought it would be interesting to see some of them. Our first photo is of a baby shower, a party to honour the mother and baby just before his or her arrival. It was taken by our Contributing Editor, Ana, in Texas, USA. We were wondering how common this kind of party is. Do you have baby showers in your country?

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Carrie: “living abroad opens up my view of the world and exposes me to new ways of thinking”
Mothers Around the World Share Different Experiences
Photo Essay: Texas wildflowers

About the author

Marie lives in Auckland, New Zealand but was born in the United States and is a dual-national. She has lived in five countries altogether but sees New Zealand as her real home base. She loves travel, and living in multi-cultural Auckland is the next best thing to being out there.