The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
10:30 am
04/15/22

Photo Via Vogue

Rihanna and her bump slay on the cover of Vogue. (Vogue)

Florida become the third state to ban abortion in a span of three days. (Rolling Stone, MSNBC)

As many as 200,000 children in the U.S. lost parents to COVID. Here’s how grandparents are stepping in while grieving themselves. (The New York Times)

Cardi B and her blended family of 7 are on the cover of Essence. Plus, she revealed her baby boy’s name: Wave Set Cephus. (Essence, Instagram)

Britney Spears is expecting. (Instagram)

New recommendations say that children as young as 8 should be screened by their healthcare providers for anxiety, and those 12 and older for depression. (Reuters)

Four reasons why American teens are so sad. (The Atlantic)

Child welfare workers in Texas are resigning over the state’s harsh laws against trans kids and their families. (Texas Tribune)

A new podcast about early childhood care and education in the U.S.—from its conception, to its current state. (1,800 Days)

Watch it: an important conversation marking Black Maternal Health Week 2022. (Mama Glow)

What Black women should know about their maternal health. (MOTHER)

In Old Enough! on Netflix, free-range Japanese toddlers do adult-like city errands alone. (Slate)

Why Republicans have sex-ed all wrong. (The Atlantic)

Our first Mother’s Day gift guide is here, and it’s for all the homebodies. (MOTHER)

Hanna Andersson’s new mommy & me collection has something for everyone. (Hanna Andersson)

These comfy, eco-chic sandals are our go-to for spring. (Nisolo)

Bye-bye, mom guilt. Why a mother’s ambition is good for her family. (The Atlantic)

Last-minute Easter basket gifts for kids. (MOTHER)

Partake teamed up with Sesame Street for two new cookie mixes. (Partake)

Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade launched, Proudly—a baby care line for kids of color. (Essence)

An OB-GYN in Ukraine on delivering babies as war wages around him. (Newsweek)

A mom-made bracelet with proceeds going to Ukraine. (April Soderstrom)

A new study suggests that nearly a third of children and adolescents with disabilities have experienced violence. (NPR)

Viola Davis on forgiving her father after years of abuse. (People)

Only 20% of sexually active teens in the U.S. are getting tested for STDs. (U.S. News & World Report)

There’s a surrogate shortage in the U.S. (The New York Times)

While drug use amongst teens has fallen, Fentanyl has led to a spike in overdose deaths. (NBC, NPR)

The number of babies in the U.S. infected with syphilis has climbed nearly sevenfold since 2012. (U.S. News & World Report)

Watch the trailer for Our Father, a documentary about a fertility doctor who secretly fathered more than 50 children. (YouTube)

American Airlines is offering practice flights for folks with Autism and other disabilities. (Scary Mommy)

A weekend DIY—how to naturally dye eggs. (MOTHER)

Mommy & me swim options. (Lain Snow)

 

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