Check Out My ‘Birthing While Black’ Story On The Birth Hour Podcast
The Birth Hour opened its podcast to MyBrownBaby, where I chronicled the night my first baby was born and the gritty aftermath.
For Your Pregnancy Checklist: Genetic Carrier Screening
I didn't have the option when I started my family. But if you're thinking about pregnancy or in the throes of it, Horizon genetic carrier screening should be on your checklist.
Fit: One Woman’s Journey Getting Her Body Ready For a Baby Of Her Own
Dreams of motherhood seem elusive for this woman, who is getting her body—and mind—ready for a baby she's having a time trying to conceive.
Turns Out It Might Be Okay To Eat Fish While Pregnant
Because my doc told me it wasn't cool to eat fish while pregnant, I survived on popcorn, ice and pregnancy pills. Turns out fish might have been A-ok.
While the Rest of the World Supports Families and Children, the U.S. is a Global Embarrassment
As the only industrialized nation on the globe that doesn’t mandate paid leave for mothers of newborns, the U.S. is a global embarrassment.
“You Can Always Try Again” and Other Rude Things People Said When I Told Them I Was Having Another Daughter
Oh man, you have no idea how disappointed we are to have a completely healthy baby girl. Girls are so useless.
Blessed to be Covered: Why ACA Enrollment Is Imperative For Uninsured Black Moms
A pregnant Black mom urges us to take the first and most important step in raising the next generation of happy and healthy brown babies: get covered under the Affordable Care Act.
Childless and Okay With It For Now: When Babysitting Wears You Out
She's knows she wants a family of her own, but she wonders what happens when you can’t give them back at the end of day?
Black Teen Pregnancy Rates Drop By 51 Percent—Thanks To Responsible Teens
Health advocates say the massive drop in Black teen pregnancy rates is due to more teens taking control of their reproductive responsibilities.