Tommy’s Launches #MovementsMatter Campaign To Challenge ‘Dangerous’ Myths About Baby’s Kicks

A national baby charity has launched a campaign to dispel “dangerous” myths about a baby’s movements during pregnancy.  Tommy’s #MovementsMatter campaign, supported by Kicks Count and NHS England, aims to “empower” pregnant women by providing them with up-to-date information about their baby’s movements.  “There are no set number of movements a woman should feel, what is…

Bureaucrats and Mathemagicians: Data Science and the Public Defenders

When I transitioned from my role as a public defender to that of a data scientist, a fellow attorney quipped, “What does that even mean?”[1] This is unsurprising given that many still debate the definition and utility of “data science as a moniker.” The pithy answer? “Data science is storytelling with error bars.” For a more robust…

The Worst Examples Of Bump-Shaming And How Mums Are Fighting Back

Body-shaming seems to be everywhere from strangers on the street to trolls online. And no one is exempt.  Despite going through one of the most physically challenging parts of womanhood, these pregnant women still have to deal with other people’s negative opinions about how they look. But instead of hiding away, they are fighting back and becoming…

Dad Dressed Up As Mermaid To Match His Daughter At Disneyland (And It’s Adorable)

A dad and daughter duo who wore matching outfits at Disneyland are melting hearts online. The adorable pair, dubbed ‘Mermaid and her Mer-Dad’, were spotted strolling along hand-in-hand complete with their sequinned tails at the theme park. And Mer-Dad wasted no time in ensuring he had all the accessories, sporting gold-sequinned hand cuffs and a…

Fashion Brand Carcel Is Empowering Women In Prison

A Danish fashion brand is aiming to “break the spiral of poverty” by enlisting women in prisons to make its clothes. Copenhagen-based clothing label Carcel aims to go where “the highest quality materials meet the highest rates of female incarceration”, paying women “fair wages” to make designs from locally and sustainably sourced material. Its first range is…

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