The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Photo Via Onward/Pixar

In Onward, Disney/Pixar introduces its first-ever openly gay character, voiced by Lena Waithe. (Instagram, The Advocate)

The fraught question on who pays for birth control. (The Atlantic)

Dwayne Wade on supporting his daughter’s gender identity. (People)

All about Generation Alpha (a.k.a. your kid’s generation). (The Atlantic)

Proof that inclusive marketing matters. (USA Today)

What it means to be “O.K.” after having a baby. (TIME)

Sago Mini launches toddler subscription boxes. (Sago Mini)

A 34-year-old cancer survivor has become the first woman to give birth using her own frozen, lab-matured egg. (New York Post)

Drop everything you’re doing and watch Who Killed Malcolm X? on Netflix. (Netflix)

Also: all about BABIES on Netflix, which debuts today! (Mother)

How sleep can help teens deal with social stress. (MSU)

The number of children with the coronavirus remains remarkably low. (NPR)

In honor of Black History Month, Barbie gets a makeover by superstar stylist Shiona Turini and we can’t get enough! (Instagram)

Plus, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Barbie gets a reveal. (Instagram)

Itching during pregnancy? Make sure it’s not a sign of this serious liver disorder. (The New York Times)

Meet Ten Little, a new line of vegan sneakers for kids. (Ten Little)

Inside Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s baby shower. (People)

Jodie Turner-Smith shows off her baby bump. (Instagram)

An argument for giving your baby a vitamin K shot right after birth. (The New York Times)

How teen dating violence manifests itself online. (Psychology Today)

Serena Williams continues to praise working moms. (Today)

TikTok adds new controls so parents can monitor how long their kids are on the app. (The Verge)

Why teens reject their parents’ solutions to their problems. (The New York Times)

65-year-old Chris Noth welcomed a new son, named Keats. (Instagram)

Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda had a baby boy, named Beau Benedict, via surrogate. (MSN)

After a lengthy article about the nuclear family ideal being a “mistake,” now there’s a rebuttal. (The Atlantic)

Take a peek at Jenna Dewan’s Pottery Barn-designed nursery. (People)

Greta Thunberg’s little sister launches her music career on the stage. (New York Post)

Amy Schumer shares her ace parenting hack: putting her son in a box. (YouTube)

Why kids don’t need to stay “on track” to succeed. (The Atlantic)

A study ties the use of antibiotics like erythromycin, clarithromycin, or azithromycin early in pregnancy with birth defects. (The New York Times)

A dozen celebrity offspring who are named after food. (People)

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