The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Amy Schumer sits down with Oprah to talk pregnancy, IVF, and her dream of a baby girl. (Yahoo!, MSN)

It’s 2020, and schools are still policing the hairstyles of black students. (NBC)

When women’s choice between work and family feels like no choice at all. (The New York Times)

Related: The work-to-afford-childcare conundrum. (The Atlantic)

The Trump administration plans to deny tourist visas to pregnant women to cut down on “birth tourism.” (NPR)

How ethical is watching football with your kids? (Time)

How to talk to your children about race and justice. (WBUR)

Ashley Graham had her baby boy. Name still TBD. (Twitter)

Why men in Iceland take paternity leave, but men in Japan don’t. (The Atlantic)

Angelina Jolie is producing a BBC program to help kids spot fake news. (Variety)

Kimora Lee Simmons became a mom of 5 after adopting a 10-year-old son. (People)

Research finds having children and breastfeeding may cut the risk of early menopause. (The New York Times)

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s wife reveals she was sexually assaulted by her OBGYN while pregnant. (CNN)

Coping with not one, but two children with serious medical conditions. (The Cut)

It’s revealed Cameron Diaz’s daughter’s full name is Raddix Chloe Wildflower Madden. (People)

Aidy Bryant on making space in her busy schedule for kids. Also: Season 2 of Shrill is out today. (People, Hulu)

Designer Emilia Wickstead casts moms and their naked babies in her latest lookbook. (Vogue)

Usain Bolt is going to be a first-time father. (People)

So is Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. (People)

A federal appeals court has “reluctantly” dismissed a lawsuit brought by kids demanding climate change action. (NPR)

They’re single. They’re straight. They’re friends. And they’re having a baby. (Marie Claire)

A hospital in England gets judgey about moms using phones around their newborns. (CBS)

Angela Simmons recalls the heartbreaking moment she told her 3-year-old son about the death of his father. (WE TV)

A 13-year-old boy who lost his father in the recent Iran plane crash gives a devastating eulogy. (Today)

After suffering several miscarriages, model Hilary Rhoda is expecting a baby boy. (Instagram, ET)

A mother of two acting as a surrogate dies from childbirth complications. (Today)

Want to talk to your kids about poverty and homelessness? Try this book. (Amazon)

Actress Robin Tunney gave birth to a daughter named Colette Kathleen. (Instagram)

A Colombian coming-of-age story told against the backdrop of climate change. (The Atlantic)

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