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I didn’t speak up when something was called “ghetto.” I didn’t correct colleagues when they made racist remarks.

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Fast Facts
Between 2 million and 3.7 million children under age 18 have an LGBTQ parent.
A baby has around 30,000 taste buds. Adults have about 10,000.
Black women are 3-4x more likely to die from a pregnancy-related death than white women.
The brain of a newborn accounts for 10% of its total body weight.
Babies don’t develop kneecaps until after 6 months.
Newborn babies can hear and smell as well as you do.
Between 2 million and 3.7 million children under age 18 have an LGBTQ parent.
A baby has around 30,000 taste buds. Adults have about 10,000.
Black women are 3-4x more likely to die from a pregnancy-related death than white women.
The brain of a newborn accounts for 10% of its total body weight.
Babies don’t develop kneecaps until after 6 months.
Newborn babies can hear and smell as well as you do.
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Anemia

/uh·nee·mee·uh/
So much extra blood is being fed to your baby during pregnancy (hence the gum bleeds and nose bleeds, sigh) that if you don’t get enough nutrients like iron, your body can get depleted. Anemia is when your blood doesn't have enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to the baby. It can happen anytime but you’re often more susceptible when pregnant. Your doctor will check your iron levels at routine visits, so don't stress it, and if any tests come back questionable, you can discuss your next steps with your provider.