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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First Black Maternal Health Momnibus Bill Signed into Law

Protecting Moms Who Served will invest $15 million into improving maternity care for women veterans and investigating racial disparities in maternal health outcomes among them.

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California Governor Signs ‘Momnibus’ Act to Help Improve Black Maternal and Infant Care in the State

Newsom’s SB 65 will establish a maternal mortality board to improve research on pregnancy-related and infant deaths in the state.

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California Maternal Health Care Program Helps Combat Racial Bias in Medical Industry

Alameda County Health System’s BElovedBIRTH Black Centering program focuses on Black birthing parents and their needs.

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7 maternal health resources for Black moms

The maternal health crisis disproportionately affects Black mothers. Here are a few resources to bookmark.

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Inaugural Black Maternal Health Week kicks off

Black Mamas Matter Alliance is leading the first Black Maternal Health Week to further raise awareness about and rally behind a harrowing crisis among black mothers, who die in childbirth at

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