Working as a Rainbow Doula Lets Me Be Myself

I love creating a safe space in the birthing room, empowering my LGBTQ+ clients and advocating for them during the birth process.

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Why the FDA Is Warning Pregnant Women Not to Use Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

Here's what you need to know about the new warning against nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after 20 weeks of pregnancy

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Pregnancy During a Pandemic: the Stress of COVID-19 on Pregnant Women and New Mothers Is Showing

The pandemic has dramatically changed the pregnancy experience and the U.S. may have 500,000 fewer births as a result.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Heart Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

As you talk to your doctor about your reproductive health and other factors we typically associate with pregnancy, you should also pay close attention to your heart.

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Black Women Turn to Midwives to Avoid COVID and ‘Feel Cared For’

Fear of the pandemic and historically poor outcomes for Black women giving birth in hospitals is fuelling a demand for home births.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

How to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Fall

Whether they're going back to school in person or online, these tips can help your kids maintain good health.

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Vaccines During and After Pregnancy

A pregnant woman should get vaccinated against whooping cough and flu during each pregnancy to protect herself and her baby, with immunity for the first few months of life.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Vaccines Before Pregnancy

Before you become pregnant, learn how to protect yourself and your child from serious diseases. Talk to your healthcare professional to make sure you're up to date on all your vaccines.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

The Importance of the Tdap Vaccine During Every Pregnancy

Remember that many crucial steps in protecting your baby's health need to take place during your pregnancy, like taking your prenatal vitamins, eating healthy and making sure you get necessary vaccines.

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Closing the Racial Gap in Breastfeeding

More Black mothers are choosing to breastfeed and changing the narrative around breastfeeding in the Black community.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Nearly 3 in 4 US Moms Were in the Workforce Before the COVID-19 Pandemic – Is That Changing?

Many working parents with young or school-age children may have to quit their job to stay home as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.

Family & Caregiving