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

Five Things You Need to Know About Zika (CNN): The CDC is warning against travel for pregnant women to affected countries

Canada Is Adopting One of Finland’s Greatest Ideas: Baby Boxes (Upworthy): Baby boxes are coming to the US too, via a pilot study in Texas.

Meet Zum, An On-Demand Ride Service For Kids (Fast Company): Like Uber for kids.

Six Steps to Teaching Children About the Stock Market (NYTimes): Start with the basics, the fundamentals of saving, spending and giving.

How the U.S. Almost Had Universal Child Care (Twice) (Fast Company): The US had a government-funded child care system in the 1940s, but since then it has done next to nothing to care for children under 4.

‘Baby Brain’ Could Actually Make Women Smarter (Good Magazine): Motherhood improves women’s strategic thinking, judgment, and empathy

The Emotional Post-Birth Selfie That’s Resonating With Moms Everywhere (Huff Post): What 24 hours postpartum looks like

Why It’s Critical For The Next Gen To Be Tech Creators Not Consumers (Wired): “If you can create the technology you want, you can create the future you want, too.”

How Vroom Is Using Brands To Help Early Childhood Brain Development (Co Create): Partnering with brands to give parents tips to build important connections