Tanis Larson is just like any other mom.
She packs lunches, brings her kids to school, drives them to all their activities, and she throws photos and videos of her family up on social media.
But the Bearspaw mom has a wider reach, with more than 70,000 Instagram followers, Larson, who is currently pregnant with her sixth child, is using her platform to breakdown barriers for pregnant mothers who are older than 35.
The 44-year-old says the support she feels from other women on social media is worth putting herself out there.
"I have a lot of people saying, 'Thank you so much for posting this.' I don't feel alone, I feel like there's a community, I feel like I can say to everybody, "Yep, we want another baby after 40." I have basically women thanking me for just being open, and just being proud of it."
Larson started her Instagram account when she was pregnant at 38 years old, after receiving some shocking news at the doctor's office.
"I was getting checked out for an ultrasound, I was almost due and I heard the nurse say, 'She's a geriatric pregnancy.' I almost fell off the table, because here I am thinking that I'm looking good, I'm feeling good, I'm proud of my pregnancy, and I just left there silent."
She posts daily on TikTok and even brings her five children and husband along for the ride.
She admits that coming up with fresh content daily is a full time job in itself.
"I keep up with the audio trends, I like to be trending always. What's the newest trend on TikTok, what's the newest sound. I love music, I love dance. I basically try to incorporate that into my content. What's the newest thing, the most fun thing, and I basically tell my story through it."
Larson attributes her large following to the fact that she has always stayed true to who she is.
You can keep up with Larson's pregnancy journey on Instagram and TikTok - tanislarson1
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