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Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…
- WIRED noted that the first pill for postpartum depression may be available soon.
- The Washington Post shared that some parents are keeping tabs on kids too young for smartphones by using AirTags instead.
- Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple has admitted that “some users may be experiencing an issue where Screen Time settings are unexpectedly reset,” affecting the limits parents have placed on kids’ smartphone use.
- ProPublica reported that Pennsylvania legislators are rethinking a requirement for child identification kits for the state’s first-graders after an investigation found no evidence they’d ever been used to find a missing child.
- Parents shared a piece by Mia Cooley, a queer Black mom who wrote about the disproportionate obstacles Black LGBTQ+ prospective parents face on their parenting journeys, and how her group, xHood, can help.
- Romper highlighted a new podcast called The Retrievals, which examines a crime committed by a nurse at the Yale Fertility Center and the disturbing consequences for its patients. (Highly recommend this podcast, though it may be upsetting for those who have dealt with infertility. — Kate)
- TIME talked to Alex Morgan, who says that motherhood has helped her game. (ESPN asks, “Can the U.S. Still Win the Women’s World Cup?”
- Your Laugh of the Week comes from our own Kate in Weekly Humorist, with “Classic Children’s Books Updated for Our Time.”
Also, do be sure to check out the news update over at Corporette!
On Corporette Recently…
- We discussed long hair, older women, and work.
- We shared what to know about binge eating disorder.
- We looked back at past Corporette posts, including the best places to shop for plus-size workwear and how to organize handbags.
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