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The 2018 Premature Birth Report Card from March of Dimes revealed some frightening information ahead of World Prematurity Day, which is Saturday, Nov. 17. In 2017, the U.S. preterm birth rate increased for the third consecutive year, despite progress made in several areas.

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Just when we thought the relationship between Serena Williams and beloved daughter Alexis Olympia couldn’t get any cuter, the Olympian introduced us to her “granddaughter,” Qai Qai,” (pronounced “Quay-Quay”) a bald, brown babydoll whose clothing budget is likely larger than ours (she even has a US Open-ready lavender…

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As a new parent, if you knew there was something you could do to instantly provide not only nurturing but nutrition and protection for your newborn, you’d do it, right?

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As we await Serena Williams’ first appearance at the U.S. Open since giving birth to daughter Alexis Olympia, don’t be surprised if we totally fangirl out. Every day, we seem to get a new slice of greatness from the G.O.A.T., and her latest commercial for Chase is, simply put, next level.

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Tiffany Griffin has serious questions for the Indianapolis daycare that sent her one-year-old son home with horrific facial injuries.

The post Mom furious after 1-year-old baby suffers horrendous facial injuries at daycare appeared first on theGrio.

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As a Black mother of a son, 20, and daughter, 13, the racist, historical context of dressing my younger son in a sweatshirt that reads, "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle," is deafening...

The post Black mom says H&M’s racist monkey hoodie strips our kids of their dignity appeared first on theGrio.

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In 1965, the United States Department of Labor released “The Moynihan Report,” a paper that […]

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Recently, a group of pediatricians, parents and breastfeeding advocates came together via social media, as […]

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By Kalyka The conversation about the challenge women face, choosing between career and family life, […]

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Black mothers today find themselves at an unprecedented crossroads where African-American women can make different choices.

The post Jada Pinkett Smith and the new black motherhood appeared first on theGrio.

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CLUTCH - I have been waiting, patiently, for someone to give me one reason — other than the immediate gratification of getting a child to stop in that moment and 'police won’t beat them' — that proves hitting children as a form of discipline is effective...

The post Are blacks ignoring proof that spanking has a negative impact? appeared first on theGrio.

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