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Build small parks in more neighborhoods to create a gathering place for moms to connect with each other.

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In no more than 3 sentences, please tell us who your idea is designed for and how it reimagines the new life experience.

This is designed for new moms who don't have the energy to get out and go far, but who need to talk with another woman who has felt the same thing. This world of technology has all but eliminated the "need" for human interaction, but the soul of a woman who is now investing her life in another desperately needs the friendship, mentorship and "I get it"-ship. Parks are a simple, unassuming place to facilitate the beginnings of such interactions.

At what stage is your idea?

  • Back of the Napkin Sketch: I came up with this concept and would love support in making it come to life!

This idea emerged from...

  • An Individual

Are you an expecting, new, or experienced mom?

  • yes

Are you a healthcare practitioner?

  • no

Are you a current employee of UCB Pharmaceuticals or Sutter Health?

  • no


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I think the idea meeting in a nice outdoor venue is great! I think you should consider though how much parks cost to build. It might be more beneficial to just schedule meetings at parks that already exist. And what will happen during colder months or days? Perhaps then an indoor meeting space would be required. Will is just be moms meeting, or will there maybe be a childcare professional present to lead the meetings?

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