black mothers

Chicago Pastor Organizes Baby Shower For 1,000 Expectant Moms

Pastor Corey Brooks is hosting the event in conjunction with his non-profit Project HOOD.

Study: Black Women Have Highest Maternal Mortality Rate As Deaths Doubled Across U.S. Since 1999

Structural racism is one cause of these largely preventable deaths, CDC says.

How A Father’s Tragedy Moved Him To Launch A Black Maternal Health Movement

Bruce McIntyre advocates to end the systemic racism behind the disproportionate deaths of Black mothers-to-be.

OPINION: It’s Black Maternal Health Week And It Matters For A Good Reason

The statistics are point to some serious challenges in reproductive health, but it's not too late to make changes.

Op-Ed: How We Can Reimagine Black Maternal Health in the Changed Landscape of Dobbs

With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, and the dangers it presents, now is the time to rethink how we approach the issue.

Why Nia Long Says It Was Exciting To Have A Baby After 40

The ‘You People’ Actress, 52, has two sons, ages 11 and 22.

Misty Copeland Reveals That She Gave Birth To A Healthy Baby Boy 3 Months Ago

The ballerina kept her pregnancy private as she welcomed her first child with her husband, Olu Evans.

Willow Smith Says She She Felt ‘Shunned’ By Black Community Because Of The Way She Was Raised

The next episode of Red Table Talk explores mom-shaming.

Ayanna Pressley And Cory Booker Introduce Bill To Address Black Maternal Mortality Crisis

The Healthy MOMMIES Act will promote doula services.

Elizabeth Warren's Black Maternal Mortality Proposal Criticized For Paying Hospitals To Keep Black Women Alive

The senator suggested paying hospitals to do their job.