Pregnancy and Lactation Weekly Digest

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For the Week Ending March 10, 2019. 

Techmaker eggs

Natalia Villalobos is the head of Google’s Women Techmakers program. She is in the process of freezing her eggs, and wants to normalize this fertility process and share everything she’s learning. Her Medium blog will launch soon, but until then you can watch her story unfold at http://instagram.com/nataliaenvy.

This is important for you because Natalia is supercool – you should be interested in what she does.

Aww, John Legend is SO CUTE!

Just because Chrissy Teigen is a superstar doesn’t mean she isn’t clever. Everyone shares milestone photos of their babies; but she tongue-in-cheekily shared one of her man as well. See it here.

This is important for you because wit should always be appreciated and shared, wherever it is found.

NYRB as a newly feminist bastion

The illustrious New York Review of Books just named Emily Greenhouse as one of it’s two co-editors in chief. The cool part about this is that she’s pregnant – and you wouldn’t know it unless you saw a picture of her! Read more here.

This is important for you because a woman’s reproductive and family status generally have no bearing on her professional life, and therefore no place in professional announcements – yet they are often there. Pieces like this are all too rare, and so refreshing.

Swag fit for royalty

Oh, were you not invited to Meghan Markle’s baby shower in New York? Too bad. The party favors were leather totes filled with a Meghan’s favorite scented candle, facial exfoliant, body butter and oil , and lip gloss. Read more here.

This is important for you because now you too can exfoliate like a princess.

The most popular article on The Pulse this week was If You Are Pregnant and Have Back Pain, You Are not Alone, read it here.

Diana Gitig
Dr. Diana Gitig has a Ph.D. in cell biology and genetics from Cornell University, and has been writing about issues in biology – from molecular biology to cancer to immunology to neuroscience to nutrition to agriculture - for the past fifteen years. She has three teenaged children.

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