What One Black Birth Worker Wants You to Know About Advocating for Yourself

Nicha Cumberbatch, a doula, physician’s assistant and childbirth educator, has these essential tips for Black expecting mothers as they prepare to find a provider.

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Michigan Extends Postpartum Medicaid Coverage

The state’s postpartum extension of 12 months will cover an estimated 16,000 pregnant and postpartum individuals.

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Minnesota Mothers Outraged After Teacher Cuts Son’s Afro Without Permission

Daetney and Tadow McReynolds say a teacher cut their 12-year-old son’s hair off with scissors.

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Meet 8 Women Benefiting from Baby Dove’s Black Birth Equity Fund

Baby Dove partnered with Black Mamas Matter Alliance to help Black birthing people access doula care.

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Chicago Mother Influences School District’s Hair Discrimination Ban

A new Illinois law prohibits schools from policing hairstyles associated with race, ethnicity or texture.

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American-Born Black Women at Higher Risk for Preeclampsia

A new study analyzed a group of more than 6,000 women over the last 28 years.

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Rising Medical Student Illustrates Anatomy Images Featuring Black Bodies

Chidiebere Ibe started drawing medical illustrations last year after noticing the lack of diversity in textbooks.

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