Things We’ve Read: Week of April 25th, 2016

Why We’re Obsessed With Ogling New Moms (The Cut): “The truth is that we’re still not that comfortable with the realities of childbirth, nor are we that comfortable with actual women’s bodies.”

Simplifying Childhood May Protect Against Mental Health Issues (Raised Good): “Childhood serves a very real purpose. It’s there to protect and develop young minds so they can grow into healthy and happy adults”

For A New Mom, Relentless Fatigue Could Signal A Thyroid Problem (NY Times): “If you don’t start to feel normal once the baby’s sleep schedule stabilizes, it’s worth getting your thyroid checked. A simple blood test can make all the difference.”

In IVF, Questions About ‘Mosaic’ Embryos (NY Times): New high-resolution, next-generation sequencing shows that about 20% of embryos have both normal and abnormal cells.

Why Becoming Parents Makes People Better Employees (Fast Company): “A new mom has superpowers and tremendous advantages as a result of this new identity – it’s why hiring managers should be looking at new moms as prospective MVPs.”

The Right To Privacy For Children Online (NY Times): There are no specific restrictions concerning what parents share about their own children.

Generation X’s Parenting Problem (Huff Post): “And like the generations of parents that came before us, we’re all making it up as we go along.”

Here’s One Thing That Chrissy Teigen WASN’T Expecting After Having A Baby (Brit+Co): and what push present she bought for herself.

16 Years Ago, A Doctor Published A Study. It Was Completely Made Up, And It Made Us All Sicker (Upworthy): “After years of controversy and making parents mistrust vaccines, along with collecting $674,000 from lawyers who would benefit from suing vaccine makers, it was discovered he had made the whole thing up.”