There is a maternal mortality crisis in America and the face of it is black!
According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 12.4 deaths for 100,000 live births for white women, compared to 40 deaths per 100,000 live births for black women. But what are some of the factors contributing to this discrepancy?
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In 2006 and I was ranked #1 in the world. It was my third year running professionally and everything was…
The feeling of bringing a child into the world is an indescribable feeling, and cannot be compared to anything else in life. It’s almost unreal, supernatural, simply magical! To feel excruciating pain one minute and pure joy and a burst of love the next minute when you physically see your baby on the other side of your womb!
You’ve found out you are pregnant, Congratulations… I hope. This news, in most cases, is the most shocking, scary and…
So as my OB sat at the edge of my bed once again, he asked had we made a decision. My husband stood next to my bed with a tear stained face and told me he trusted my decision and no matter what, we would get through this together. With tears in my eyes I asked my OB to save my son. I said, “I don’t care what happens to me, just save my son.”
It never fails, you always seem to find yourself pregnant at the same time as someone famous. So, you watch…
Days 1-2: After an entire 17 hours of labor, all I wanted to do was hold and kiss my baby…
In honor of Mother’s Day, our mommies shared their stories of the day they became moms!
I felt like I waited for this day forever and couldn’t wait to get home, but now the day has come and I didn’t want to leave the hospital. I’m not gonna lie, I was scared. For the last month I’ve had the help of the nurses, to help change, feed, and keep the babies on a routine.
HG is a bitch and I apologize for the language but she is, there literally aren’t any other words to describe her evil and destructive ways.
Pregnancy is the most beautiful experience you can have as a woman. However, weight gain, hair changes, skin problems, lack of sleep, etc… will have you feeling anything but beautiful. My first trimester was a bit rough due to morning sickness and I slowly started losing myself and my confidence. I wanted to share some tips that helped me get back to feeling like my self and make my pregnancy more enjoyable.
The day I became your mother, my world changed instantly. I wasn’t ready to be a mother, but I am…
It was surreal, indescribable, it was Magical!Seeing my baby for the first time rocked my world! I couldn’t do anything but scream and cry, she was perfect! I couldn’t believe she was actually mine, so many emotions ran through my mind, I was smitten.
I am filled with so many different emotions whenever I reflect on the day that I became a mom. This eventful day consisted of highs, lows, excitement, fear, frustration, happiness and sadness. Are you ready for this? OK…here goes.
Throughout my twenties as many of my friends had those “oops” moments and I didn’t, I thought to myself “dang, we don’t have those problems, y’all man need to learn how to pull out!” I’m a lot of things, but dumb isn’t one. Infertility issues were something so foreign to me, I swear the thought never crossed my mind.