The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Sara Langer
3:00 pm
10/20/18

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Need weekend plans? Watch the thoroughly modern infertility tale Private Life on Netflix. (Netflix)

In case you missed it: Meghan Markle is expecting her first baby in Spring 2019. (Slate)

Also Pippa Middleton gave birth to a baby boy. (The Cut)

And Kehlani is pregnant with a baby girl. (Instagram)

How to talk to your kids about race. (The Atlantic)

The women-centric conference we actually need. (Forbes)

Helping pediatricians care for transgender kids. (The New York Times)

The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to stop teens’ climate change lawsuit. (Bloomberg)

245 immigrant children still remain separated from their parents. (The Cut)

Piers Morgan calls Daniel Craig “emasculated” for wearing a baby carrier. A bunch of dads strike back. (HuffPo)

The complexity of black girlhood in The Hate You Give. (The Atlantic)

Tips for getting sleep when you have a baby. (The New York Times)

Denting the loneliness epidemic in American kids. (The Atlantic)

The gender divide in baby names. (Live Science)

Keira Knightley on the Disney movies she won’t let her daughter see. (Ellen)

Talking to a toddler about death. (The Cut)

An abortion pill you can get by mail has quietly entered the U.S. market. (The Atlantic)

Experts are raising safety concerns over so-called “baby boxes.” (BBC)

The I Am A Rebel Girl Journal is now on preorder. (Kickstarter)

Are siblings more important than parents? (The Atlantic)

Serena Williams talks about motherhood and the black maternal health crisis. (The Washington Post, WHYY)

All the Uber-like car services for kids. (The Atlantic)

High blood pressure during pregnancy is tied to dementia later in life. (The New York Times)

Why this mom is still breastfeeding her 4-year-old. (Chicago Tribune)

A bunch of books focused on the complexity of caregivers. (The Atlantic)

An abortion doctor sounds off. (The New York Times)

How our ancestors’ trauma shapes our DNA. (The Atlantic)

Cardi B says her daughter “broke” her vagina while giving birth and other stuff about being a mom. (People)

How Instagram saved poetry. (The Atlantic)

The Little Feminist Book Club wants to hit your kid’s classroom. (Kickstarter)

Getting men involved in the fight for gender equality. (Salon)

A popular sperm donor with 45 biological offspring. (NPR)

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