Culture And Traditions Culture and traditions relating to pregnancy and childbirth. Part of the "Beginnings" series.
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Culture And Traditions

Culture and traditions relating to pregnancy and childbirth. Part of the "Beginnings" series.

Circumcision: Age-Old Rite Faces Modern Concerns

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Last week, NPR asked for photos of newborns with the pink-and-blue-striped flannel blanket. We received close to 2,000 photos, from almost every state in the U.S. NPR hide caption

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New parents Wu Lili (left) and Mo Shiwei hold their 29-day-old baby boy. The new mom is staying at the Weige center in Beijing, which provides luxury accommodation and 24-hour nursing staff to woman who are participating in the Chinese tradition of "sitting the month." Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Naming Trends And How Parents-To-Be Face 'Baby-Name Hostility'

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