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When Schools Closed, Americans Turned to Their Usual Backup Plan: Mothers

When Schools Closed, Americans Turned to Their Usual Backup Plan: Mothers

When Schools Closed, Americans Turned to Their Usual Backup Plan: Mothers When Schools Closed, Americans Turned to Their Usual Backup Plan: Mothers Compared with their fathers and grandfathers, this generation of men is much more involved at home — showing up at midday school events, coaching soccer and cooking dinner. Yet when the pandemic hit, it was largely mothers who …

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Mother’s Little Helper is Back, and Daddy’s Partaking Too

Mother's Little Helper is Back, and Daddy's Partaking Too

Mother’s Little Helper is Back, and Daddy’s Partaking Too Mother’s Little Helper is Back, and Daddy’s Partaking Too Ms. Kortekaas has increased her marijuana intake since the pandemic started (it is legal in Canada). “I smoke some weed and am able to calm down and clean my kitchen and do my laundry and do some regular person things,” she said. …

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Mothers, Babies Stranded in Ukraine Surrogacy Industry

Mothers, Babies Stranded in Ukraine Surrogacy Industry

Mothers, Babies Stranded in Ukraine Surrogacy Industry Mothers, Babies Stranded in Ukraine Surrogacy Industry KYIV, Ukraine — Tears streamed down Yevhenia Troyan’s face as her flight took off from Northern Cyprus, one of the odd corners of Europe where Ukrainian surrogacy agencies have set up shop. The flight in February was her last chance to return home to Ukraine before …

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With Less Breastfeeding Support, Mothers Are Turning to Online Help

With Less Breastfeeding Support, Mothers Are Turning to Online Help

With Less Breastfeeding Support, Mothers Are Turning to Online Help With Less Breastfeeding Support, Mothers Are Turning to Online Help “I’m not really an online person,” Taveras said. The American Academy of Pediatrics, or A.A.P., suggests that women exclusively breastfeed for the first six months, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention less than 50 percent of …

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Mothers’ Power in U.S. Protests Echoes a Global Tradition

Mothers’ Power in U.S. Protests Echoes a Global Tradition

Mothers’ Power in U.S. Protests Echoes a Global Tradition Mothers’ Power in U.S. Protests Echoes a Global Tradition Wearing matching shades of white or yellow, the women of the “Wall of Moms” in Portland, Ore., have become instant icons of the city’s protests, though the mothers nightly gatherings only began last Saturday and the city’s protests have been going on …

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Premature Births Tied to Heart Risks in Mothers

Premature Births Tied to Heart Risks in Mothers

Premature Births Tied to Heart Risks in Mothers Premature Births Tied to Heart Risks in Mothers Women who give birth prematurely may be at increased risk for coronary heart disease, a new study has found, and the risk could persist for decades. Researchers reviewed 2,189,190 singleton births in Sweden from 1973 to 2015. They found 49,955 diagnoses of coronary heart …

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Climate Change Tied to Pregnancy Risks, Affecting Black Mothers Most

Climate Change Tied to Pregnancy Risks, Affecting Black Mothers Most

Climate Change Tied to Pregnancy Risks, Affecting Black Mothers Most Climate Change Tied to Pregnancy Risks, Affecting Black Mothers Most The vast majority of the studies reviewed in the paper concluded that ozone and PM 2.5 are also associated with preterm births, low birth weights and stillbirths. One study found that high exposure to air pollution during the final trimester …

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Pandemic Could Scar a Generation of Working Mothers

Pandemic Could Scar a Generation of Working Mothers

Pandemic Could Scar a Generation of Working Mothers Pandemic Could Scar a Generation of Working Mothers “This pandemic has exposed some weaknesses in American society that were always there,” said Ms. Stevenson, a former chief economist at the U.S. Labor Department, “and one of them is the incomplete transition of women into truly equal roles in the labor market.” Parents …

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Jimmy Kimmel jokes that Trump ‘ignored pandemic and his wife on Mother’s Day’ to tweet about him

Jimmy Kimmel jokes that Trump ‘ignored pandemic and his wife on Mother’s Day’ to tweet about him

Jimmy Kimmel jokes that Trump ‘ignored pandemic and his wife on Mother’s Day’ to tweet about him Jimmy Kimmel jokes that Trump ‘ignored pandemic and his wife on Mother’s Day’ to tweet about him Jimmy Kimmel has continued to mock Donald Trump and Mike Pence after the president branded his show “fake news” for sharing a misleadingly edited video. The …

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After Months Apart, Mother’s Day VisitsThrough a Doorway

After Months Apart, Mother’s Day VisitsThrough a Doorway

After Months Apart, Mother’s Day VisitsThrough a Doorway After Months Apart, Mother’s Day VisitsThrough a Doorway LOS ANGELES — Jackelyn Brown had not laid eyes on her 104-year-old mother, Grace, since March 11. She used to visit every day, but the coronavirus outbreak had put a stop to that. Now, nearly two months later, it was Mother’s Day, and they …

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