Latinx Mamas & Maternal Healthcare

The Latinx community remains one of the fastest-growing minority populations in the U.S. Sadly, they have also historically been the largest uninsured demographic in America — with nearly 40% of the Latinx population living without health insurance. These numbers make it clear that Latino-Americans have suffered from a grave, yet largely ignored, public health crisis

Pregnancy & Queer Families: 5 Tips for Non-Binary Birth

It is no secret that childbirth and pregnancy are hard. Especially for mothers navigating pregnancy for the first time. But what about childbearing fathers? Yes, men can give birth too. For Transgender men and other Queer birthing people, pregnancy and childbirth look extremely different. The varied birthing options that exist for LGBTQ+ communities create unique

The problem of racism and bias in Black maternal and infant health

Racism and unconscious bias have been directly linked to the unconscionably high rates of Black maternal mortality and morbidity, as well as the racial disparities in infant deaths.

Last year, a study put a horrifying number to the epidemic: Black people in America are over three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

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