News Roundup

Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…

  • Racked shares items from Target’s new affordable in-house maternity brand, Isabel Maternity by Ingrid & Isabel, including this floral print wrap maxi dress.
  • Racked also offers a mother’s insights into why “shopping for boys’ clothes is so boring.”
  • StyleCaster provides 12 safe and effective alternatives to retinoids. (Retinoids, skin-clearing vitamin A-derivatives, are a no-no for nursing and pregnant women.)
  • Scary Mommy breaks down the new car seat safety guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Huffington Post describes the “mental workload of a mother.”
  • NPR reports it is often easy for girls to simply blend in with their peers, therefore their traits that could be associated with autism go unnoticed and they don’t receive an ASD diagnosis.
  • NPR also shares a study that found that sperm counts among Western men have sharply decreased.
  • An opinion in Metro asks, “For the love of God, stop telling mixed race couples that their kids will be cute.”
  • The Washington Post provides context for one mom’s plea: “Teach your children that I’m not their friend.”
  • DailyWorth offers 10 moms’ experiences of pumping while at work as a tribute to World Breastfeeding Week.
  • ProPublica has rounded up several women’s personal experiences—and their advice—after they almost died during or soon after childbirth.
  • Recipe of the Week: We recently had an open thread about summer recipes for working moms, in which a reader shared one of her favorites, Martha Stewart’s red-bean burgers with avocado and lime.
  • Laugh of the Week: Speaking of World Breastfeeding WeekMcSweeney’s offers an easy, 33-step guide to get your baby to latch onto your left breast in a cross-cradle hold.

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