Amber Isaac had a dreadful suspicion that she would not survive the birth of her son. In the end, her greatest concern became a reality.
These are the cold hard facts that prove Black women and their babies aren't receiving the healthcare they deserve.
These health care professionals play a pivotal role in demanding that institutional and structural racism continue to be addressed to ensure that health and birth equity are attained.
In her monthly column, Sen. Kamala Harris discusses why we need to focus on the Black maternal health crisis during the coronavirus pandemic.
Over the past few years, Congressional Democrats have highlighted the Black Maternal Health Crisis, and the focus continues in 2020.
Childbirth is beautiful, but it isn’t easy. With these five c-section recovery tips, you’ll bounce back just fine.
‘Birthright’: Tatyana Ali’s Heartfelt Essay On The Importance and Beauty Of A Black Woman’s Pregnancy Journey
The actress opens up about the unique realities and joys of a Black woman’s pregnancy and how it shaped her own journey to becoming a mother.
LeeAnn Bienaime had gone to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth after experiencing "intense" and consistent contractions, only to be turned away.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is reintroducing the Maternal CARE Act in a bid to address racial inequalities in maternal health care.
With Black women four times more likely to die of pregnancy-related issues, Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Ayanna Pressley are stepping up with the MOMMIES Act.
The Cord, the texting service created by the nonprofit civic journalism lab City Bureau, will give Chicago's Black moms tips and resources.
Comedienne Angelina Spicer Is Using Humor And Her Experience With Postpartum Depression To Draw Back The Veil Of Shame
Spicer is working on a documentary about postpartum depression in order to get more people to talk about the illness and to listen to the women who've dealt with it.
Frederick Connie is figuring out to be the best dad to his newborn daughter Angelique Keyvonne Connie, even as he mourns the death of his wife, Keyvonne.