I Have to Choose Between a Medically-Necessary Hysterectomy And Having a Second Baby
My Pap test result revealed I had pre-cancerous cells. Now I'm stuck deciding if I should have a second kid on a seriously short timeline—or take a gamble on my health.Read More
I'm Black, Pregnant, and Afraid of Dying During Birth
Giving birth shouldn't be a life or death situation for black women, but in many cases, it is. And it's about time things change.Read More
Do Black Women Need Doulas More Than Anyone?
'We need to speak the uncomfortable truth that women—and especially black women—are too often not listened to or taken seriously by the health care system, and therefore they are denied the dignity that they deserve,' said California senator and new presidential hopeful Kamala Harris. This may explain the rising popularity of doulas in the black community.Read More