Things We’ve Read: Week of May 18th, 2015

11 Types of Dads You Meet on the Maternity Ward (Cafe Stir): Read about the different types of dads you will meet at the maternity ward. Which one was your partner?

Mounting Evidence of Advantages for Children of Working Mothers (NYTimes): There are social and educational benefits to children who have working moms.

Let the Kids Learn Through Play (NYTimes): Researchers have found that playtime is essential to children’s development.

This Solar-Powered Kit Is Saving Hundreds Of Thousands Of Mothers’ And Newborns’ Lives (HuffPost): Savings thousands of lives by improving the conditions of childbirth, especially in low-resource areas.

Postnatal Depletion (Goop): Having a baby exacts an emotional and physical toll. Read more to learn how to recover from postnatal depletion and “baby brain”.

Health Risks Beneath the Painted Beauty in America’s Nail Salons (Epoch Times): Toxic chemicals in nail care products pose health risks, especially to nail salon workers.