Tag: Motherhood

American Girl’s 1st Chinese-American “Girl of the Year”

For more than 35 years, American Girl has been creating dolls that reflect the lives of real girls and this year, the company’s “Girl of the Year” gives representation to Asian-American girls. The new American Girl doll is Corinne Tan, a Chinese-American girl that comes from a blended family. As with all American Girl characters, Corinne comes with a book series. But…

Here’s How Pregnant Women Respond to COVID Differently

Pregnant women who have contracted Covid are at higher risk for severe disease than people who aren’t pregnant, and a new study is shedding light on how the body’s immune response may differ depending on whether you’re carrying a boy or a girl baby.  According to a recent study released in Science Translational Medicine, researchers discovered that if you’re carrying a male baby,…

FAQs From Parents/Guardians About COVID-19 Vaccines

Vaccine availability  Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine? Everyone age 5 and older in the United States can get a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccines are free for everyone, regardless of your immigration status. You also don’t need health insurance. Where can I or my child get vaccinated?  COVID-19 vaccines are available from many pharmacies and health care providers. You have three…