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Grandparents grieve for their child and their stillborn grandchild, a grief we need to acknowledge. from www.shutterstock.com

When a baby is stillborn, grandparents are hit with ‘two lots of grief’. Here’s how we can help

The world's first study of how grandmothers experience the death of their stillborn grandchild exposes a unique kind of grief. But there are many ways we can support them.
Despite our differences, when it comes to babies, we communicate the same way all over the world. Chiến Phạm/Unsplash

Baby talk is similar all over the world

Research suggests that parents and babies communicate in remarkably similar ways despite striking variation in cultural practices.
In 2016, nearly 10 percent of American kids were living in three-generation households, like this one in Detroit, Michigan. AP Photo/Paul Sancya

What’s behind the dramatic rise in 3-generation households?

Over the past 20 years, the number of American households that have grandparents, their kids and their grandkids living under the same roof has nearly doubled.

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