This Tiny Pill Could Lower Mortality Rates for Black Babies
It could prevent a life-threatening condition called preeclampsia—but many patients don’t know it can help.
READ: How Congress Can Help Pregnant Migrant Women in Detention
A reproductive rights advocate writes about legal solutions to a growing crisis.
READ: Why Naming 'Race' As The Factor Behind Black Women's High Rates of Maternal Mortality Is Counterproductive
Ob-Gyn Dr. Joia Crear-Perry stresses that calling out racism is the only way to solve this health crisis.
READ: How Racism Makes Pregnancy Dangerous for Black Women
Black women are 300 percent more likely to die from pregnancy- and childbirth-related causes than White women.
STUDY: Flint's Water Crisis Led to a Decrease in Fertility and Increase in Fetal Deaths
Researchers believe there was a “substantial” drop in the number of babies born.
Serena Williams Embraces Motherhood on Cover of Vanity Fair
The Annie Liebovitz-shot cover shows the tennis star displaying her pregnant belly.
North Carolina Bill Criminalizes Drug-Addicted New Moms
The discredited War on Drugs continues
On 'Orange is the New Black' and Pregnancy in Prison
What happens when women give birth behind bars?
Study: Planning Pregnancies Saves Public Money
New research shows that intended pregnancies are less likely to be covered by public insurance programs
5 Really Bad Teen Pregnancy Prevention Ads
A brief history in public shaming.
New York City Tries to Shame Its Teens Into Not Having Babies
Featuring heart-tugging images of toddlers, a new multiracial ad campaign links teen pregnancy to financial strain, heartbreak, fatherlessness and undereducated children. Reproductive justice activists call the tough-love message counterproductive.