The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Ciara shows off her nude baby bump. (Harper’s Bazaar)

Mark and Priscilla Chan Zuckerberg are having a second baby girl. (Facebook)

Two tests that help determine the reason for a stillbirth. (The New York Times)

More than a quarter of people don’t think women should work outside the home. (Slate)

Anne Hathaway becomes a U.N. Ambassador for paid parental leave. (People)

Natalie Portman had a daughter and named her Amalia. (People)

Science says parents of successful kids do these 10 things. (Inc.)

Coming to the U.S. as a refugee, in a child’s words. (The Atlantic)

Why Steve Jobs never let his kids use an iPad. (Business Insider)

Hoda shares a little on her adoption process. (People)

Chrissy Teigen opens up about her postpartum depression for the first time. (Glamour)

Beyoncé shows off more of her pregnancy style—is she telling us something with the jewel tones?! (Beyoncé)

Maybe don’t beat yourself up for your kids’ accidents. (The New York Times)

How dressing up as a superhero might teach kids grit. (Quartz)

The stigma of child-free couples. (Salon)

More than half of American kids can’t spot fake news. (Time)

Giving the clitoris its due. (The Atlantic)

The “quirkiest” baby names, ranked by state. (Today)

Jane Fonda regrets not being a better parent. (Today)

How TV shows use motherhood to force characters to grow up. (Vulture)

Iceland becomes the first country to make equal pay mandatory. (Salon)

Viola Davis’ No. 1 fear is her daughter growing up entitled. (People)

Jourdan Dunn on raising her 7-year-old son. (Marie Claire U.K.)

Teens and self-control. (The New York Times)

When you have a kid outside of China’s family-planning rules. (The Atlantic)

Environmental hazards kill 1.7M children under 5 each year. (NPR)

David Arquette and wife Christina had a baby boy named Augustus Alexis. (People)

Immigrant mothers being separated from their children. (Slate)

How much stay-at-home moms should get paid. (

Nicole Richie on balancing motherhood and her acting career. (E!)

Could singing to your baby in the womb stop crying later? (The Telegraph)

One mom is warning others about exclusively breastfeeding after she lost her son to starvation. (Washington Post)

Are you spoiling your kids? (CNBC)

Young people get advice from retirees. (The New York Times)

A mom invented a special glue so that she could stick barrettes on her hairless baby girl. (The Stir)

This vibrating mat supposedly calms babies. (Woman’s Day)

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