From Around the Web 3.17.14

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

* The shaming of breastfeeding mothers. Anonymous individual attempts to humiliate a breastfeeding mom, posting her picture online and calling her a “tramp.” [BBC News]

* Meet Average Barbie, otherwise known as Lammily. [TIME]

* Working Mother Magazine’s Best Toys for 2014. [Working Mother]

* The debate over light drinking during pregnancy continues. Light drinking may increase the risk of premature birth, but does not raise the risk of developmental problems in a child. [BBC News]

* Research finds that fetus exposure to environmental toxins, such as pesticides, may increase the risk of intellectual disability and autism. [Medical News Today]

* A Little Hero: Toddler uses technology to help his mother after a dog attack. [HuffPost Parents]

* Judicious tablet use may be beneficial for children. [NPR]

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