- Racked asks, “Can Jonathan Adler Make Baby Products Less Ugly?” and discusses the changing landscape of shopping for beauty products.
- Vanity Fair looks at the increasing opportunities in Hollywood for actresses who are pregnant.
- Working Mother talks to political scientist Courtney Jung, author of Lactivist, about, among other things, the differences between breastfeeding and pumping. Excerpt: “[B]reast pumping is a particularly American thing. Women are breast pumping, and all of our public policies are about breast pumping — facilitating pumping, making pumping easier, making pumping cheaper. That’s an explicitly American response to the contradiction between six months of exclusive breastfeeding [recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics] and the absence of a federally mandated paid maternity leave.”
- The Chicago Tribune/Ellevate offers advice on how to dial down your intensity at work, if you want to.
- The American Lawyer shares that Winston & Strawn just starting offering its lawyers a gender-neutral parental leave program that gives five months of paid leave.
- The New York Times’ Well Family blog explains how North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” also affects families of people with disabilities.
- ProPublica reports on the lack of research into the safety of certain medications for pregnant women and looks into the history of several drugs once given during pregnancy that were found to have adverse effects.
- For your Laugh of the Week, check out Organic Valley’s ad for a new protein drink — not for the product, but for its funny take on working women’s real morning routines.
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