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NPR In The News: A Bun In The Oven Edition

NPR recently launched the summer-long series Beginnings along with its blog The Baby Project . Beginnings will follow childbirth and parenting practices around world while The Baby Project blog explores childbirth in the United States through the eyes of nine expectant mothers. Check out the links below to get some more info about the bloggers and what people are saying about the series:

- At Parenting.com, Melissa Block shared her thoughts about reporting from Mozambique for Beginnings and about a family she met there.

Reporting for the "Beginnings" series in Mozambique, Melissa Block (l) meets Acacia Navete Mukambe and her daughter Virginia. i i

Reporting for the "Beginnings" series in Mozambique, Melissa Block (l) meets Acacia Navete Mukambe and her daughter Virginia. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Reporting for the "Beginnings" series in Mozambique, Melissa Block (l) meets Acacia Navete Mukambe and her daughter Virginia.

Reporting for the "Beginnings" series in Mozambique, Melissa Block (l) meets Acacia Navete Mukambe and her daughter Virginia.

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- About.com says it finds the accompanying series blog, The Baby Project, "so real and honest."

- One Baby Project blogger was even profiled at Cincinnati.com

- The Baltimore Sun's Charm City Moms blog was impressed by the series global approach, exploring childbirth and parenting from Asia, Africa and Europe.

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