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Celebrate Mother's Day with 12 of our Fav Lesbian Mom Instagram Accounts

12 Instagram accounts of lesbian moms you should definitely be following this Mother's Day.

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Gays With Kids may be a site dedicated to gay, bi and trans dads and dads-to-be. But we love all of the AMAZING sister-accounts out there that celebrate lesbian moms, too! This Mother's Day, do yourself a favor and check out these 12 accounts of lesbian and bi women celebrating all things motherhood on Instagram.

@oh.mamiblue // Moms Jana and Verónica, Barcelona, Spain

Two moms, two dogs, one son. The above photo was once deleted by Instagram, but Jana and Verónica fought back and had the photo reinstated. The message behind their account: that just like any other straight couple with children, they are family.

@sarahkateellis // Sarah Kate Ellis, New York, USA

Sarah Kate Ellis became GLAAD's president in early 2014 after a very successful career in media. Ellis and her wife Kristen Henderson were pregnant with their children at the same time, and they wrote a book about their road to motherhood.

@diane_ponist // Diane and Kristin Ponist, Middletown, USA

Diane and her wife Kristin are mothers to six children - five adopted through the foster care system, and one biological. The two moms met living across the street from one another and are foster-adopt advocates.

@domo.crissy.15 // Domo and Crissy, USA

With over 3 million followers on YouTube, and 2.4 on Instagram, it's safe to say these moms have A LOT of followers! Last year, Domo gave birth to their son and shared her pregnancy journey with their followers.

@the_abbys // Laura and Sam, New York, USA

Sorority sisters who fell in love with one another, Laura and Sam stared on the second series of Bravo's Newlyweds: The First Year. Today they continue to share life as moms to their son Quinn and are the owners of a integrated cycling and boxing studio.

@mitagibson // Mita and her wife, Northern Ontario, Canada

It's clear that this family loves the outdoors! Mita is a transwoman and she and her wife became moms in 2015 to a son. Mita shares their adventurous and outdoorsy lives via Instagram.

@meetthewildes // Amber and Kirsty, UK

Amber and Kirsty are mothers to two sets of twins, and a fifth child on the way. They share their lives via their social media platforms and YouTube channel. Follow along with these British moms as they document their first singleton pregnancy.

@lesbemums // Kate and Sharon, Brighton, UK

After trying for 2 years, Kate and Sharon had a son in April 2015. The wives have been together since 2006 and civil partnered in 2012. In 2015, their civil partnership was converted. Today, the blog about their family life in East Sussex.

@twomomsquad // America and Briana, Los Angeles, USA

Together over 14 years, this LA couple have one human baby and one furry baby. Their son was born January 2017.

@two.mums // Hope and Kyrra, Australia

These Australian moms recently tied the knot after knowing each other for 17 years and being together for 9. Last year they become first-time parents to a baby girl.

@twomums_outnumbered // Anna and Michelle, Bowland Forrest, UK

Get lost in the wilderness and the forest of Bowland on Anna and Michelle's Instagram as the family explores nature. Expect beautiful Bronte-esque landscapes as the moms share their lives as parents to a 4-year-old and 2-year-old twins.

@creating_kesners // Haley and Ali, Florida, USA

These Floridian moms are new to this whole parenting thing but they are clearly naturals! Happy (first) Mother's Day to these two, and thank you for sharing your photos with us!

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There are so many other amazing lesbian mom Instagram accounts we'd love to get a shout-out to, so please stay tuned, as this won't be our last list of awesome moms we want to recognize.

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