The British approach to the novel implementation of mitochondrial replacement therapy, with extensive public involvement and careful, measured scientific review, may serve as an example for the United States and rest of the world.
Unless you live in cave, these ubiquitous photographs of the famished female form will negatively affect most kids to some degree. The popular narrative that says otherwise is wrong, and is not supported by research.
It was intense. It was also my initiation into a mysterious club called motherhood. As a close friend told me, having a child is like learning to live with your heart outside of your body. It is not always an easy transition.